Scott Nelson

Ask me about:  Healthcare supply chain, lean operations, transportation, distribution

As Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Scott oversees the national supply chain operations for the Medical Segment of Cardinal Health. This includes the transportation and distribution of a vast portfolio of Cardinal Health brand and national brand medical-surgical products to health care providers and suppliers across the United States.

Scott first joined Cardinal Health in 1995 as a Region Controller and advanced to serve in the roles of Director of Operations at the company’s Pharmaceutical Distribution Center in Hudson, Wis., Director of Customer Development in Pharmaceutical Generic Product Purchasing, and Director of the Healthcare Supply Chain Services Operating Model, an Operational Excellence team.

Before rejoining Cardinal Health in 2015, Scott spent six years with Resource Optimization and Innovation (ROi), widely considered the most advanced and integrated provider owned supply chain organization in health care. Scott held a variety of operational roles of increasing responsibility for ROi’s manufacturing-to-patient supply chain operations, most recently as its Chief Operating Officer.

Scott holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and received his Ohio secondary mathematics educator license through Otterbein College.