CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs have hired Bryan Robinson as the club’s vice president of human resources, responsible for leading execution of the Cubs’ organizational strategy and all aspects of human resources. Robinson joins the Cubs after spending nine years with General Electric Company, most recently as human resources leader for GE Corporate Commercial and Communications. Robinson led organizational development for GE’s chief marketing officer and the Global Marketing organization, which consists of 40,000 employees. In addition, he served as human resources leader to the Communications and Public Affairs, Advertising and Branding, Market Intelligence, and Healthymagination corporate functions.
Prior to joining GE Corporate, Robinson held human resources manager positions in multiple supply chain and manufacturing locations for GE Industrial Systems and GE Lighting. He transitioned to GE Healthcare in 2006 as human resources leader for Americas Ultrasound and Lunar Services. After leading the integration of the Diagnostic Imaging and Clinical Systems Services business, he became Americas Central Zone human resources director in 2009. As human resources director, Robinson was instrumental in redesigning the service and sales organizations and led GE Healthcare's Commercial Transformation, creating a new account management organization across the Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Chicago, Houston and Dallas regions.
Robinson began his career as a member of the GE Human Resource Leadership Program, completing generalist, union relations and operations rotations in addition to global training and development. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management and a master’s degree in Labor Relations and Human Resources, both from Michigan State University.
Bryan and his wife Katie reside on the North Side of Chicago.