MELVILLE, N.Y., May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) announced today that it has climbed to #238 in the FORTUNE 500® ranking, celebrating its 15th year as one of America's largest corporations. The company was ranked #243 in last year's edition of the FORTUNE 500®.
Henry Schein had net sales in 2017 of $12.5 billion, up from $4.1 billion in 2004 when it first debuted on the FORTUNE 500 at #487. Since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995, the company's sales have grown at a compound annual rate of 15 percent.
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"Since our founding in 1932, Henry Schein has been guided by our mission to help office-based health care professionals build stronger practices so they can focus on providing clinical care to their patients, while also giving back to the communities and professions we serve," said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein. "Team Schein is pleased to attain our highest-ever ranking on the FORTUNE 500, yet our more than 22,000 Team Schein Members remain more committed than ever to leveraging our strengths, forging new partnerships, and building on the trust that will allow us to 'help health happen' for years to come."
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, and Technology 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.
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