DUBLIN, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH) today announced that Victor Crawford will be joining the company as its next CEO of the Pharmaceutical Segment. Victor's most recent role was Chief Operating Officer, Healthcare, Education and Business Dining for Aramark. In his new role, he will report to Mike Kaufmann, CEO of Cardinal Health.
"We are thrilled to welcome Victor to the organization as he brings a wealth of direct experience with many of our customers and clearly understands the complexities of global supply chain management in the healthcare arena," said Kaufmann. "His strategic focus on customer relationships and in-depth knowledge of institutional management systems will help us build on the success of the various components of our pharmaceutical business including Specialty Solutions, Nuclear and Pharmaceutical Distribution."
While at Aramark, Victor managed the healthcare and higher education businesses providing dining solutions to hospitals, colleges and universities. During a career that includes experience at some of the world's most respected companies, Victor has been recognized for his ability to build and manage high-performance teams, foster innovation, and develop and sustain strong customer partnerships.
Victor Crawford will officially join Cardinal Health as of November 12, 2018.
About Victor Crawford
As the Chief Operating Officer, Healthcare, Education and Business Dining for Aramark, Victor managed the healthcare and higher education businesses and oversaw the facilities business that delivers management and maintenance services to clients across all of the company's sectors.
Before joining Aramark in 2012, Victor served as president of field operations at Pepsi Beverages Company and led the company's North American operating business and guided the field leadership in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Prior to that, he was executive vice president of supply chain and system transformation.
Victor joined the Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company in 1990 and filled a number of financial and sales roles in Michigan and Ohio. In 1998, he was appointed vice president and general manager of the greater Chicago division of Pepsi-Cola General Bottlers, Inc. In 2000, Victor joined Marriott as the senior vice president of Marriott Distribution Services (MDS) and in 2001 was named executive vice president and general manager of MDS. In 2003, he became senior vice president and Chief Operations Officer for the Eastern Region of Marriott International. He began his career with PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Federal-Mogul Corporation.
Victor serves on the board of directors for Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. as well as on the boards of the National Urban League, Thomas Jefferson University and the Jefferson Health Advisory Board. He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Boston College.
About Cardinal Health
Cardinal Health, Inc. is a global, integrated healthcare services and products company, providing customized solutions for hospitals, healthcare systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices worldwide. The company provides clinically proven medical products, pharmaceuticals and cost-effective solutions that enhance supply chain efficiency from hospital to home. To help combat prescription drug abuse, the company and its education partners created Generation Rx, a national drug education and awareness program. Backed by nearly 100 years of experience, with approximately 50,000 employees in nearly 46 countries, Cardinal Health ranks #14 on the Fortune 500. For more information, visit cardinalhealth.com, follow @CardinalHealth on Twitter, @cardinalhealthwings on Facebook and connect on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/cardinal-health.
SOURCE Cardinal Health