Pamela Kimmet

Chief Human Resources Officer

Pamela Kimmet is Chief Human Resources Officer of Cardinal Health, with oversight for the company’s HR, Security, Real Estate, Facilities and Aviation organizations.

Essential to Cardinal Health’s growth and success are the talented associates who keep the patient at the forefront in all we do. Kimmet and her team are charged with ensuring Cardinal Health continues to be a company where talented and passionate people are eager to join, ready to contribute, and look to build their careers and thrive.

Kimmet brings over three decades of experience and leadership, previously heading the HR teams at Coca Cola Enterprises, Inc., Bear Stearns & Co., and Lucent Technologies. Earlier in her career, she held strategic HR roles at Citigroup and General Motors.

Active in her field, Kimmet holds leadership roles in many HR organizations, including the HR Policy Association (HRPA) and its Center for Executive Compensation, Cornell’s Center for Advanced Human Resources Studies, as well as the University of South Carolina’s Center for Executive Succession. Kimmet was named a Fellow by the National Academy of Human Resources in 2009. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Manulife. In addition, she is involved in other philanthropic activities, supporting education and healthcare.

Kimmet holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial & labor relations from Cornell University and a master's in business administration from Michigan State University.