MELVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc., the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today that it has been ranked #1 in the Wholesalers: Health Care industry on the FORTUNE® "World's Most Admired Companies" list for 2016. This is the third consecutive #1 ranking for the Company in its category, and the 15th consecutive year it has been named to the overall list.
Henry Schein also ranked first in its industry in all nine sub-categories that comprise the overall ranking: Innovation, People Management, Use of Corporate Assets, Social Responsibility, Quality of Management, Financial Soundness, Long-Term Investment Value, Quality of Products/Services, and Global Competitiveness.
"We at Henry Schein are honored to be recognized by FORTUNE alongside some of the world's most respected and successful companies," said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, Inc. "This recognition is a testament to Team Schein's dedication to serving our customers, suppliers, investors and society, as well as our commitment to 'helping health happen' throughout the world."
According to FORTUNE, the "World's Most Admired Companies" list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. For more information and to see the complete list, please visit FORTUNE's website. The list will also be included in the March 1 issue of FORTUNE, which hits newsstands on February 22.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC) is the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners. The Company also serves dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care sites. A Fortune 500® Company and a member of the S&P 500® and the NASDAQ 100® indexes, Henry Schein employs nearly 19,000 Team Schein Members and serves more than one million customers.
The Company offers a comprehensive selection of products and services, including value-added solutions for operating efficient practices and delivering high-quality care. Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 110,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 150,000 additional products available as special-order items. The Company also offers its customers exclusive, innovative technology solutions, including practice management software and e-commerce solutions, as well as a broad range of financial services.
Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein has operations or affiliates in 33 countries. The Company's sales reached a record $10.6 billion in 2015, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 15 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995. For more information, visit Henry Schein at www.henryschein.com, Facebook.com/HenrySchein and @HenrySchein on Twitter.
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