Cardinal Health's board of directors has elected Nancy Killefer as an independent director, effective September 14.
Sept. 8, 2015
/PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Health announced today that its board of directors has elected
as an independent director, effective
Killefer most recently served as senior partner of McKinsey and Co. Inc., until her retirement in 2013. At McKinsey, she served a multitude of consumer, retail, health care and other companies in roles of increasing responsibility over the span of more than three decades.
She also served in
the United States
Department of the Treasury as the assistant secretary for Management, chief financial officer and chief operating officer.
"Nancy has incredibly strong health care and leadership experience," said
, chairman and chief executive officer of Cardinal Health. "We believe her perspective on the rapidly evolving health care industry as well as her broad corporate board experience will be particularly relevant. We're very pleased to welcome her to our board of directors."
Killefer served as the founder and managing partner of McKinsey's Public Sector practice and on the Shareholders Committee, the firm's governing board, where she chaired the People Committee. She also served on the company's Professional Standards Committee, the Client Service Risk Committee, and the Director's Review Committee.
Killefer serves on the boards of The Advisory Board Co., Avon Products Inc., and Computer Sciences Corp.
She earned a Master of Science in Management from the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from