MELVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 19, 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, announced today that it has been ranked No. 1 in the Wholesalers: Health Care industry on the FORTUNE® "World's Most Admired Companies" list for 2015. This is the second consecutive No. 1 ranking for the Company and the 14th consecutive year that Henry Schein has been named to the list.
Henry Schein also ranked first in all nine sub-categories within the industry that comprise the overall ranking: Management Quality; Quality of Products and Services; Innovativeness; Value as a Long-Term Investment; Soundness of Financial Position; Ability to Attract, Develop and Retain Talent; Community Responsibility; Wise Use of Corporate Assets; and Effectiveness in Conducting a Global Business.
"We are deeply honored to be included together with some of the world's most respected companies on FORTUNE's 'World's Most Admired Companies' list," said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein. "Team Schein takes great pride in this recognition, which is a testament to our team's continued dedication to serving our key constituencies with excellence and our strong commitment to the notion that we can 'do well by doing good.'"
According to FORTUNE magazine, the "World's Most Admired Companies" list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations.
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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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