MELVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), 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 first in the Wholesale: Health Care industry on the FORTUNE® World's Most Admired Companies list for 2014.
Henry Schein also ranked first in each of the nine sub-categories of the ranking, which are: Innovation, People Management, Use of Corporate Assets, Social Responsibility, Quality of Management, Financial Soundness, Long-Term Investment, Quality of Products/Services, and Global Competitiveness. This year marks the 13th consecutive year that Henry Schein has been named a FORTUNE Most Admired company.
"We are honored to have been ranked first in our industry in Fortune's 2014 list of the World's Most Admired Companies," said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein. "Our first-place ranking in each of the nine sub-categories, including Social Responsibility and Global Competitiveness, demonstrates again that a company truly can 'do well by doing good'. This ranking reinforces our long-held belief in Benjamin Franklin's philosophy of 'enlightened self interest', and further inspires Team Schein to continue the work of giving back to society through engagement with our suppliers, customers and shareholders."
According to FORTUNE magazine, the World's Most Admired Companies list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. For more information on FORTUNE's 2014 World's Most Admired Companies rankings, please visit: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/most-admired/
About Henry Schein, Inc. Henry Schein, Inc. 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 NASDAQ 100® Index, Henry Schein employs more than 16,000 Team Schein Members and serves more than 800,000 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 96,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 110,000 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 25 countries. The Company's sales reached a record $9.6 billion in 2013, and have grown at a compound annual rate of nearly 17% since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995. For more information, visit the Henry Schein website at www.henryschein.com.
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