Cardinal Health executive recognized by the HBA Atlanta chapter with the 2012 Woman in Healthcare Leadership award

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The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA), Atlanta chapter is pleased to announce that Cindy Roser from Cardinal Health is the recipient of the 2012 Woman in Healthcare Leadership award. The award was given based on the criteria of not only impacting one’s organization, but the broader Atlanta healthcare industry through leadership and mentoring. Cindy was chosen among a pool of five outstanding finalists, including Deborah Cancilla from Grady Health System, Marcia Delk from Wellstar Health System, Carol Henderson with the Georgia Department of Economic Development and Terry Willey from Emory Healthcare.

The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA), Atlanta chapter is pleased to announce that Cindy Roser from Cardinal Health is the recipient of the 2012 Woman in Healthcare Leadership award. The award was given based on the criteria of not only impacting one’s organization, but the broader Atlanta healthcare industry through leadership and mentoring. Cindy was chosen among a pool of five outstanding finalists, including Deborah Cancilla from Grady Health System, Marcia Delk from Wellstar Health System, Carol Henderson with the Georgia Department of Economic Development and Terry Willey from Emory Healthcare.

“I am privileged to be involved with an organization like the HBA that recognizes the importance of leading and mentoring women in healthcare,” said Cindy Roser. “I am humbled to be honored with this achievement and equally humbled by the amazing group of people I work with every day at Cardinal Health who support my involvement and contribution to the HBA.”

Cindy Roser is the senior vice president and general manager of the Southeast Channel Management business of Cardinal Health, a Fortune 21 healthcare services company. Cindy is responsible for sales and operations of the Southeast distribution business within the Medical Segment of Cardinal Health.

Cindy has nearly 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry and has held numerous leadership positions at American Hospital Supply, Baxter, Allegiance, then Cardinal Health, including Southeast president for U.S. Distribution, National vice president of sales and senior vice president of government and health systems, which represented the largest 360 customers for Cardinal Health.

Cindy is considered by her peers to be a successful woman leader and role model for everyone in her organization, due to her ability to stay customer-focused and develop relationships at all levels within the organization and the industry. Rachel Stoll, vice president for the Southeast Channel Management business at Cardinal Health acclaimed, “Cindy consistently pushes the organization to be customer- and patient-centric in everyday activity. All of our meetings always begin with education on our customers and industry to help ensure our teams serving hospitals everyday are knowledgeable about their challenges.”

In addition to her role as a tireless woman leader in sales and operations, Cindy has been an unwavering advocate, coach and mentor both formally and informally for women within and outside her organization. As a founding member of the Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) within Cardinal Health, Cindy has significantly impacted the women at Cardinal Health by pushing them to take on bold goals and make the company an even better place to work. HBA recently awarded Cardinal Health WIN the 2012 HBA ACE award, an award recognizing a corporation’s efforts to strengthen the advancement, commitment and engagement of women's careers in the healthcare industry.

Cindy is diligent about educating herself and others on the nuances within healthcare and its subsequent impact to the community. In the interest of keeping herself abreast of the industry dynamics, Cindy is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Georgia Women’s Business Council, Georgia Association of Healthcare Executives, National Association for Female Executives and the HBA.

“Thank you to everyone who contributed to this year’s HBA Atlanta chapter Woman in Healthcare Leadership award. It was an incredible evening and we are so pleased to been able to honor so many exceptional women,” said Brenda Varney, 2012 president, HBA Atlanta chapter. “The HBA Atlanta chapter members have been truly inspired by Cindy’s exemplary leadership to develop her organization, mentor fellow women and live through their journey towards success. The chapter board looks forward to working with Cindy in promoting and developing women leaders in healthcare in the upcoming year.”

About Cardinal Health
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a $108 billion health care services company that improves the cost-effectiveness of health care. As the business behind health care, Cardinal Health helps pharmacies, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and physician offices focus on patient care while reducing costs, enhancing efficiency and improving quality. Cardinal Health is an essential link in the health care supply chain, providing pharmaceuticals and medical products to more than 60,000 locations each day. The company is also a leading manufacturer of medical and surgical products, including gloves, surgical apparel and fluid management products. In addition, the company supports the growing diagnostic industry by supplying medical products to clinical laboratories and operating the nation's largest network of radiopharmacies that dispense products to aid in the early diagnosis and treatment of disease. Ranked #21 on the Fortune 500, Cardinal Health employs more than 30,000 people worldwide. More information about the company may be found at cardinalhealth.com and @CardinalHealth on Twitter.

About HBA
The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) is a global not-for-profit organization dedicated to furthering the advancement of women in healthcare worldwide. Headquartered in New Jersey and with 15 chapters and affiliates throughout U.S. and Europe, the HBA provides educational opportunities for women to develop cutting edge healthcare industry knowledge and leadership skills. The organization recognizes outstanding women in the industry and provides opportunities for networking, fostering mentoring relationship and increasing visibility for women in the industry. Serving the Southeast since 2000, the HBA Atlanta Chapter is the organization’s first chapter.

 

 

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