Russell Schuster was named President, Cardinal Health Canada in November, 2020.
Russell joined Cardinal Health in 2017 as a Vice President, Corporate Development with responsibility for identification and execution of M&A, Partnerships and Joint Ventures across the Enterprise. Most recently, he held the role of Senior Vice President and led the Strategy and Business Development efforts for the Medical Segment at Cardinal Health. Russell has nearly 25 years’ experience in corporate finance, strategy and M&A work and, immediately prior to joining Cardinal Health, he led corporate development efforts for Republic Services in Chicago, IL.
Earlier in his career, Russell was a Senior Vice President in investment banking advisory with Barclays (Lehman Brothers). Prior to that, he was with the Transaction Advisory and Corporate Audit groups at Ernst & Young LLP.
Russell received his MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management’s accelerated 1-Year program and his bachelor’s in Accounting/Business Law from Miami University (OH).
Russell is a CPA and served on the Board of Directors for naviHealth, Inc. until its acquisition in 2020. He currently serves on Medtech Canada’s Board of Directors.