Cardinal Health names new independent director
1 September 2020 -

Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH), a global, integrated healthcare services and products company, has named Sheri Edison as its new independent director, effective 1 September, it was reported on Monday.

Presently, Edison holds the position of executive vice president and general counsel for Amcor plc. She has also served as senior vice president, chief legal officer and secretary for Bemis Company Inc, and senior vice president, chief administrative officer of Hill-Rom Holdings Inc and in multiple senior legal roles at other leading companies, and as an attorney in private practice. Edison also serves on the board of directors for American Family Insurance and on the Board of Visitors of the University of Wisconsin Waisman Center. She has also served on the board of directors of AK Steel, where she chaired the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Gregory Kenny, chairman of the board for Cardinal Health, said, 'We are very pleased to welcome Sheri as a director. Sheri brings both strong leadership experience across areas of legal and regulatory compliance and corporate governance as well as a healthcare industry background that complement the experiences and skillsets of our current directors. She has led a number of critical business functions and initiatives, including IT and strategic planning efforts during her career, and we look forward to benefitting from her deep expertise and knowledge of complex businesses.'