MELVILLE, N.Y., March 16, 2015 /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, today announced that the Company has been selected by S&P Dow Jones Indices to join the S&P 500® after the close of trading on Tuesday, March 17, 2015.
"We are honored that Henry Schein will be added to the iconic S&P 500," said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, Inc. "Inclusion in this prestigious index is recognition of every Team Schein Member's unwavering commitment to helping health care practitioners operate more efficient, successful practices and deliver the highest quality patient care. It is Henry Schein's dedication to our customers, suppliers, Team Schein Members, investors and society that has built the Company into the position of global leadership we enjoy today."
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 17,500 Team Schein Members and serves more than 1 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 100,000 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 28 countries. The Company's sales reached a record $10.4 billion in 2014, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 16% 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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