DUBLIN, Ohio — Cardinal Health on Wednesday announced that CFO Jeff Henderson will retire following the completion of fiscal year 2015, after a decade in the role. Henderson will remain as an employee until his retirement to ensure a seamless transition.
"Jeff has been a terrific partner to me in helping shape the direction and the performance of Cardinal Health," stated George Barrett, chairman and CEO Cardinal Health. "Jeff joined the company at a critical juncture in 2005 and played a central role in the repositioning of the company to serve a fast-changing global healthcare landscape. During his tenure, Jeff transformed the capabilities and effectiveness of our finance organization and demonstrated a deep commitment to growing shareholder value. In addition, he has also successfully led several Cardinal Health businesses, including most recently, our rapidly growing business in China. Our team thanks him for his many contributions, and I look forward to working with him to ensure a smooth transition as we move through the coming fiscal year."
The company will evaluate both internal and external candidates, with the anticipation of naming a successor by the end of calendar 2014.