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Cardinal Health Names New CFO, CEO of Pharmaceutical

New appointments take effect Nov. 11, 2014.

Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH), Dublin, OH, has named Michael Kaufmann CFO of the company, effective Nov. 11. This follows the previously announced retirement of CFO Jeffrey W. Henderson. Additionally, Jon Giacomin has been named CEO of the pharmaceutical segment, currently held by Mike Kaufmann, also effective Nov. 11.

Kaufmann has served as CEO of Cardinal Health's pharmaceutical segment since 2009.  He joined Cardinal Health in 1990 and was group president of the medical business of the former Healthcare Supply Chain segment, after serving as the segment's CFO.

Henderson will remain as an employee until August 2015 and will continue to have oversight for Cardinal Health China, in addition to working with the Cardinal Health leadership team.

A 12-year veteran of Cardinal Health, Giacomin currently serves as president of U.S. Pharmaceutical Distribution. Prior to this, he was executive vice president of pharmaceutical operations, where he was responsible for warehouse operations at 22 distribution centers and pharmaceutical packaging operations.

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