Greg Holmes

Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
Greg Holmes

Greg Holmes is executive vice president and chief human resources officer of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals.

In this role, Holmes drives national human resource strategy and operations. His team supports the people of Kaiser Permanente, who deliver on the organization’s mission to provide high-quality, affordable care and service to the communities it serves.

His leadership of talent acquisition; equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives; labor relations; and career development helps ensure Kaiser Permanente remains a best place to work in health care.

Holmes reports directly to Kaiser Permanente’s chair and chief executive officer and is a member of the CEO Executive Committee and the National Executive Team.

Holmes, who originally joined Kaiser Permanente in 1998 as director of Executive Compensation, returned to Kaiser Permanente in 2017 as vice president for Total Rewards. Most recently, as senior vice president, Total Rewards and Performance, Holmes led the overall strategy, development, and implementation of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals’ compensation and benefits programs. He partnered closely with Labor Relations on national bargaining and other union negotiations for compensation and benefits matters.

Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente, Holmes held several HR leadership positions over 17 years at Gap Inc. and Levi Strauss & Co., including interim chief human resources officer. He began his career with HR roles at Pacific Gas and Electric Company.

Holmes holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of California, Davis, and a master's degree in industrial and organizational psychology from San Francisco State University.