Researcher Profiles
Patty Morrison
Executive Vice President, Customer Care Shared Services and Chief Information Officer, Cardinal Health

Patty Morrison is Executive Vice President, Customer Care Shared Services and Chief Information Officer of Cardinal Health, a Fortune 21 health care products and services company dedicated to improving the cost-effectiveness of health care.  In this role, Patty is responsible for the company's enterprise-wide information technology.   She is also responsible for the Customer Contact Centers and Contracts and Pricing.

Previously, Patty was EVP and CIO for Motorola, where she oversaw all strategic, operational and financial aspects of the company's information technology architecture, systems, tools, processes and infrastructure.  Her previous experience also includes CIO of Office Depot, Inc; and senior-level information technology positions at General Electric Co, PepsiCo, Inc, The Procter & Gamble Co and The Quaker Oats Co.

Patty’s reach within the IT and business community has spanned 30 years, across five different industries.  She has broad expertise in managing complex, multi-business shared services.  A respected and experienced IT professional, she was named 2007 CIO of the Year by the Executive’s Club of Chicago and the Association of Information Technology Professionals.  She was also inducted to the CIO Magazine Hall of Fame in 2008.  She has dedicated her career to using technology to solving business problems.

Patty currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Columbus Museum of Art and TechColumbus.  She also served on the board of directors for JoAnn Fabrics and Crafts prior to the company going private in 2010 and is a member of the LEF Advisory Board. 

Patty holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics and statistics and a Bachelor of Science degree in secondary education from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

RELATED PUBLICATIONS

Bridging the Gap between the CIO and the Board – report

12 OCT 2009 / PATTY MORRISON, AMIR HARTMAN, CRAIG LEGRANDE

Strong Relationships for Trying Times – How CIOs Can Connect with the Board

26 MAY 2009 / PATTY MORRISON