Cardinal Health's (CAH) - Get Report chief financial officer, Jorge Gomez, will leave next month to take a similar position at dental products maker Dentsply Sirona (XRAY) - Get Report .

Cardinal Health made the announcement in a regulatory filing stating that Gomez will leave the company on Aug. 9. CEO Michael Kaufmann will take on the role of interim finance chief, a position he held for three years prior to becoming chief executive in 2018. 

Cardinal Health shares were down 3% to $46.80.

Gomez had been chief financial officer at Cardinal Health since January 2018, where he was responsible for financial activities across the enterprise, including financial strategy, capital deployment, treasury, investor relations, tax, accounting and external reporting, Dentsply Sirona said in a statement.

 "On behalf of the entire management team, I would like to extend a warm welcome to Jorge Gomez. He is a talented global executive with an in-depth knowledge of the healthcare market, who brings the right mix of skills and experience, and a solid track record of successfully managing global finance operations," Don Casey, Dentsply Sirona's CEO, said in the statement.