Business 100 - 2010

Michael Duffy/Cardinal Health

Mike Duffy is executive vice president of Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain for Cardinal Health.  Prior to Cardinal Health, Duffy served as vice president, Global Value Chain at The Gillette Co. Mike is president of the Corporate Advisory Council at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business Master of Supply Chain Management Program. He also is a board member for both the Columbus Region Logistics Council and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.

Mike earned a bachelor’s degree in operations research and a master’s degree in transportation. He is a fourth-generation Irish American with roots in Dublin on both sides of the family, and ancestors from Kilkenny on his mother’s side. He remarks, “my family is from Boston, where the Irish community is still very active. I am proud to be a descendant of the Irish community that both built the city infrastructure and shaped its local culture. It is that work ethic and sense of purpose that I try to emulate every day.”