Gayle Padvaiskas serves as the Vice President of Marketing and Commercial Excellence for Cardinal Health Canada, leading a diverse team who support business growth, supplier and portfolio management, digital, creative, and operational improvement initiatives.
A seasoned corporate strategist, marketing and change management professional, Gayle joined the team in 2023 with over 25 years of leadership experience earned at both Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial organizations. With broad cross functional experience, Gayle believes in the strength of strategic planning, portfolio development, digital evolution, and team and process optimization.
Prior to joining Cardinal Health, Gayle spent over 10 years at Johnson & Johnson, where she gained extensive leadership experience and expertise in product management, research and planning and earned her black belt in Lean Six Sigma. She also worked for many years at Molson Coors, Distributel and Medicom Group.
Gayle is bilingual in English and French, is a graduate of McGill University, and has multiple leadership and training certifications.
Gayle resides in the Montreal area with her husband, son, dog, and cat. Her passions include reading and continuous learning, outdoor living, and spending time with friends and family.