Cardinal Health President and Chief Executive Officer R. Kerry Clark has been selected to take over the post of chairman and CEO of the Dublin, Ohio-based medical-products and services company.
Clark, 55, will replace Cardinal founder Robert Walter, 62, as chairman on Nov. 8. Walter plans to retire, but will remain on as executive director of the company until June 30, 2008. He will then serve as a board member.
Clark joined Cardinal in April 2006 following a 32-year career with Procter & Gamble. He last served as vice chairman for the company. -- by Shawn Rhea