Jon Giacomin is the chief executive officer of the Pharmaceutical Segment of Cardinal Health which delivers approximately 25 percent of all medications prescribed in the U.S. each day. The $80.1 billion Pharmaceutical Segment is comprised of 16 businesses that offer a range of services across the entire healthcare supply chain. At the core, these businesses ensure that branded, generic and specialty pharmaceuticals are delivered to retail pharmacies, hospitals, mail-order facilities, physician offices, surgery centers and long-term and other alternate care facilities. Additionally, these businesses provide a range of critical services such as inventory management, marketing, nuclear compounding, drug manufacturing, reimbursement consulting, FDA consulting, clinical pathways programs and third-party logistics allowing customers to focus on what matters most – patients.
Prior to his current role, Giacomin was the president of U.S. Pharmaceutical Distribution, where he was responsible for the business consolidating pharmaceuticals from hundreds of manufacturers into site-specific deliveries to health care points of care. Previously, Giacomin was the executive vice president of Pharmaceutical Operations, where he was responsible for efficient and responsive warehouse operations at 22 distribution centers and pharmaceutical repackaging operations. He also held the role of senior vice president of inventory management for the Healthcare Supply Chain Services segment, a role he assumed after his tenure as regional vice president and general manager for the Pacific Northwest region of the company’s Pharmaceutical Distribution business. Giacomin joined Cardinal Health in 2001 as vice president and general manager of its Pharmaceutical Repackaging business.
Prior to joining Cardinal Health, Giacomin held engineering roles with Griffith Micro Science, Sterigenics and the
Giacomin currently serves on the Cardinal Health Foundation Board and as the executive sponsor of the Cardinal Health Veterans and Military Advocates employee resource group and the Cardinal Health University of Notre Dame College Relations recruiting program. He is a member of the executive committee and serves on the board of directors for the Healthcare Distribution Management Association and serves on the board of directors for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a master of business administration from the University of Chicago.