Linden Barber – Director and Chief Executive Officer of Cardinal Health, Inc.- Email Address
Linden Barber serves as the executive vice president, quality and
regulatory at Cardinal Health. Barber oversees all aspects of quality in both the medical and pharmaceutical areas of the company and leads a team responsible for regulatory affairs and legal regulatory matters globally.
Barber joined Cardinal Health in 2017 as the head of the quality organization for the pharmaceutical distribution and specialty solutions businesses focusing on the safety of the products distributed and regulatory compliance. Barber also led the legal regulatory team that provides regulatory counsel to all business units.
Prior to Cardinal Health, Barber served as a Partner at Quarles & Brady where he led the firm’s DEA Compliance practice. Barber also has extensive government experience serving 12 years as an attorney at the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in a variety of roles including as Associate Chief Counsel with responsibility for regulatory enforcement actions. Barber also served for 8 years as an active duty Judge Advocate for the U.S. Army and an additional 13 years as a Reserve Officer and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal.
Barber earned a B.A. degree from Tennessee Temple University and a J.D. from University of Notre Dame Law School.
Cardinal Health, Inc. is a Fortune Global 500 health care services company, and the 14th highest revenue generating company in the United States. Its headquarters is based in Dublin, Ohio. The company specializes in distribution of pharmaceuticals and medical products, serving more than 100,000 locations. The company also manufactures medical and surgical products, including gloves, surgical apparel and fluid management products. In addition, it operates the largest network of radiopharmacies in the U.S. Cardinal Health provides medical products to over 75 percent of hospitals in the United States.