Mike Kauffman is the CFO of the Fortune 500 company Cardinal Health, which specialises in the wholesale of pharmaceuticals and medical products. During his 27 years at Cardinal Health, Kaufmann has served in a wide range of leadership positions across operations, sales and finance, touching all areas of the multinational company.
Kaufmann was instrumental in orchestrating key activities such as the joint venture with CVS Health that formed Red Oak Sourcing and the creation of Fuse, the Cardinal Health technology innovation centre. He serves as executive sponsor of the Cardinal Health Women’s Initiative Network, an employee resource group with the goal to foster a culture of partnerships that makes Cardinal Health a suitable place for women to work and grow their careers.
His support of women leaders in healthcare led to the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association naming Kaufmann as its 2012 “Honorable Mentor” and the Institute for Women’s Leadership awarding him the 2014 “Guys Who Get it Award.”