MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) announced today that it ranks first in its category on the FORTUNE® "World's Most Admired Companies" list for 2019. This recognition by FORTUNE marks the 18th consecutive year that Henry Schein has been named to the overall list.
Henry Schein also ranked first in the Wholesalers: Health Care industry in eight sub-categories that comprise the overall ranking: Innovation, People Management, Use of Corporate Assets, Social Responsibility, Quality of Management, Long-Term Investment Value, Quality of Products/Services, and Global Competitiveness.
"Since our founding 87 years ago, we at Henry Schein have been guided by the belief that we can do well in business by doing good for society, so it is an honor to be included on FORTUNE's list of the World's Most Admired Companies," said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein. "This recognition is a testament to Team Schein's commitment to serving our customers, suppliers, investors, and society, as well as our mission to 'help health happen' around the world."
According to FORTUNE, the "World's Most Admired Companies" list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. FORTUNE has posted the complete rankings on its website.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is a solutions company for health care professionals powered by a network of people and technology. With more than 22,000 Team Schein Members serving more than 1 million customers globally, the Company is the world's largest provider of Business, Clinical, Technology, and Supply Chain solutions to enhance the efficiency of 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's network of trusted advisors provides health care professionals with the valued solutions they need to improve operational success and clinical outcomes. The Company offers customers exclusive, innovative products and solutions, including practice management software, e-commerce solutions, specialty and surgical products, as well as a broad range of financial services. Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 120,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 180,000 additional products available as special-order items.
Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein has operations or affiliates in 34 countries. The Company's sales reached a record $12.5 billion in 2017, 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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