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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
Cardinal Health, Inc. Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on November 2, 2011
Under Securities and Exchange Commission rules, you are receiving this notice that the proxy materials for the Annual Meeting of Shareholders are available on the Internet. Follow the instructions below to view the materials and vote online or request a copy. The items to be voted on and location of the annual meeting are on the reverse side. Your vote is important!
This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. The proxy statement and annual report to shareholders are available at:
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When you go online to view materials, you can also vote your shares.
Step 1: Goto www.envisionreports.com/CAH and enter the validation code in the shaded bar above to view
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Step 4: Make your selection as instructed on each screen to vote.
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|Obtaining a Copy of the Proxy Materials If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of these documents, you|
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Annual Meeting Notice
Cardinal Health, Inc. Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on November 2, 2011 at 2:00 pm Local Time, 7000 Cardinal Place, Dublin, OH 43017
The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR all the nominees listed in Proposal 1 and FOR Proposals 2, 3, and 4 and a vote of 1YR on Proposal 5.
|1.||Election of directors: Colleen F. Arnold, George S. Barrett, Glenn A. Britt, Carrie S. Cox, Calvin Darden, Bruce L. Downey, John F. Finn, Gregory B. Kenny, David P. King, Richard C. Notebaert, David W. Raisbeck and Jean G. Spaulding, M.D.|
|2.||Proposal to ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012.|
|3.||Proposal to approve the Cardinal Health, Inc. 2011 Long-Term Incentive Plan.|
|4.||Proposal to approve, on a non-binding advisory basis, the compensation of our named executive officers.|
|5.||Proposal to vote, on a non-binding advisory basis, on the frequency of future advisory votes on executive compensation.|
The Board of Directors recommends a vote AGAINST Proposal 6:
|6.||Shareholder proposal, if properly presented, regarding an amendment to our code of regulations to require that the Chairman of the Board be an independent director.|
|7.||To transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.|
PLEASE NOTE YOU CANNOT VOTE BY RETURNING THIS NOTICE. To vote your shares you must vote online or request a paper copy of the proxy materials to receive a proxy card. If you wish to attend and vote at the meeting, please bring this notice and photo identification with you.
For directions to the meeting location, call our Investor Relations department at 1-614-757-4757.
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To facilitate timely delivery, all requests for a paper copy of the proxy materials must be received by October 19, 2011.