Washington, D.C. 20549
Form 8-K
Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 7, 2018
Cardinal Health, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other
jurisdiction of incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
7000 Cardinal Place, Dublin, Ohio 43017
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(614) 757-5000
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
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Item 2.02: Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On February 8, 2018, Cardinal Health, Inc. (the "Company") issued a news release announcing its results for the quarter ended December 31, 2017. A copy of the news release is included as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
Item 5.02: Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On February 7, 2018, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of the Company elected Akhil Johri to the Board, effective immediately, to serve until the 2018 annual meeting of shareholders and until his successor is elected and qualified.  Mr. Johri was appointed to serve on the Audit Committee of the Board.  Mr. Johri is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of United Technologies Corporation.  Mr. Johri will participate in the standard director compensation arrangements described in the Company's proxy statement for its 2017 annual meeting of shareholders.  The Board has determined that Mr. Johri is independent under the standards of the New York Stock Exchange and the Company's Corporate Governance Guidelines.

Item 7.01: Regulation FD Disclosure
During a webcast scheduled to be held at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time on February 8, 2018, the Company's Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer will discuss the Company's results for the quarter ended December 31, 2017 and outlook for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018. The slide presentation for the webcast will be available on the Investors page at An audio replay of the webcast also will be available on the Investors page at
Item 9.01: Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d) Exhibits
Exhibit Description


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Cardinal Health, Inc.
February 8, 2018
/s/ Jorge M. Gomez
Jorge M. Gomez
Chief Financial Officer