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R. Kerry Clark

R. Kerry Clark

Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cardinal Health, Inc.

R. Kerry Clark served as chairman and chief executive officer of Cardinal Health, Inc., a provider of health care products and services until his retirement in 2009. Mr. Clark joined Cardinal Health in April 2006 as president and chief executive officer and became chairman in November 2007.

During his tenure Mr. Clark successfully strengthened the company through organic growth initiatives, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic divestitures.

Prior to joining Cardinal Health, he had held various positions at The Procter & Gamble Company, including president of P&G Asia, president, Global Market Development and Business Operations, and vice chairman of the board.

He is a director of General Mills, Textron, Inc., Anthem, Inc., and Hauser Private Equity, an investment firm. Mr. Clark also serves on the boards of Christ Hospital of Cincinnati (Ohio) and the Cincinnati Zoo Foundation.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen's University, Canada.

As a member of Avnet's board of directors, Mr. Clark chairs the Compensation Committee.

Last updated January 1, 2016

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