DUBLIN, Ohio, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Health announced today that its Board of Directors has elected David J. Anderson, as an independent director, effective April 25, 2014. Anderson most recently served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Honeywell International until the announcement of his retirement on April 7, 2014. He will also serve on the audit committee of the Board.
"We are extremely pleased to welcome Dave to our board of directors," said George Barrett, chairman and CEO of Cardinal Health. "Dave has a distinguished career across multiple industries and is recognized by investors and peers as one of America's top CFOs. With close to two decades of experience with high-performing public companies, we know his contributions will be invaluable." Anderson, served as Honeywell's CFO since 2003, where he was integral to the reshaping of the company's business portfolio. Previously, he was CFO of ITT Industries and of Newport News Shipbuilding. He has also held senior financial positions with RJR Nabisco and The Quaker Oats Company.Anderson currently sits on the Board of Directors of American Electric Power. A graduate of Indiana University, he also received an MBA from the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business.Today, he serves as chairperson for Chicago Booth's CFO Forum. About Cardinal HealthHeadquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a $101 billionhealth care services company that improves the cost-effectiveness of health care. As the business behind health care, Cardinal Health helps pharmacies, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices focus on patient care while reducing costs, enhancing efficiency and improving quality. Cardinal Health is an essential link in the health care supply chain, providing pharmaceuticals and medical products and services to more than 100,000 locations each day and is also the industry-leading direct-to-home medical supplies distributor. The company is a leading manufacturer of medical and surgical products, including gloves, surgical apparel and fluid management products. In addition, the company operates the nation's largest network of radiopharmacies that dispense products to aid in the early diagnosis and treatment of disease. Ranked #19 on the Fortune 500, Cardinal Health employs 33,000 people worldwide. More information about the company may be found at www.cardinalhealth.com and @CardinalHealth on Twitter. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140425/78589 SOURCE Cardinal Health