Mr. Kaufmann has served as Chief Executive Officer of Cardinal Health, Inc. since January 2018. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Cardinal Health, Inc. from November 2014 to December 2017 and as Chief Executive Officer of the Pharmaceutical Segment of Cardinal Health, Inc. from August 2009 to November 2014. Previously, he was Group President for the Medical distribution businesses of Cardinal Health, Inc. from April 2008 until August 2009. Mr. Kaufmann served in other executive positions with Cardinal Health, Inc. from 1990 through 2008, and prior to that he worked for almost six years in public accounting with Arthur Andersen.
Mr. Kaufmann’s operational expertise and broad experience as a senior executive of a major healthcare services and products company makes him a valued asset to the Board. His knowledge of the distribution business and supply chain management expertise provide the Board with critical insights. In addition, having previously served as a chief financial officer of a large public company, Mr. Kaufmann brings additional finance and accounting expertise to our Board. Mr. Kaufmann qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert” as defined by applicable SEC rules.
Mr. Kaufmann is also a director of Cardinal Health, Inc.