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Jason Hollar was named chief financial officer of healthcare giant Cardinal Health, effective May 12. He joins the company from Tenneco, a global automotive products and services company, where he served as CFO. Hollar takes over from interim CFO David Evans, who will continue in his role through May 11.
In his new role, Hollar will lead financial activities across Cardinal Health, including financial strategy, capital deployment, treasury, tax, investor relations, accounting and reporting. In addition to serving as CFO of Tenneco, Hollar was previously CFO of Sears Holding Corp. He has also held senior finance roles at companies including Delphi Automotive and Navistar.
“We are pleased to welcome Jason to the Cardinal Health family,” Cardinal Health CEO Mike Kaufmann said in a company statement. “With his deep executive experience, as well as his expertise leading in dynamic environments, Jason will be a strong partner to me and the rest of our team.”
Kaufman, a longtime veteran of Cardinal Health, was previously the company's chief financial officer prior to being elevated to the top role in Jan. 2018. Evans, who was the finance chief of Battelle Memorial Institute, was appointed interim CFO in Aug. 2019, as the company conducted an external search for a permanent finance chief.