Company ranks first in social responsibility, global competitiveness, quality of management, quality of products/services and use of corporate assets
Posted: March 6, 2013
MELVILLE, N.Y., March 6, 2013 -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, has been named to the 2013 Fortune list of the "World's Most Admired Companies". Henry Schein has been a Fortune "Most Admired" company for 12 consecutive years. For 2013, Henry Schein earned first-place rankings within its industry in five of nine categories, including Social Responsibility, Global Competitiveness, Quality of Management, Quality of Products/Services and Use of Corporate Assets. Henry Schein ranked second among other industry companies in the four remaining categories (Innovation, People Management, Long-Term Investment and Financial Soundness).
"It is gratifying to again be recognized within our industry as one of the 'World's Most Admired Companies'," said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, Inc. "In particular, we are very pleased to have once again been ranked first in our industry for Social Responsibility – a result of our global Henry Schein Cares initiatives – as well as first for Global Competitiveness. By continuing to set the industry standard for these two pillars of corporate performance, we believe that we are demonstrating the wisdom of Benjamin Franklin's philosophy of 'enlightened self interest.' Henry Schein is proving that it is possible to 'do well by doing good,' and that being a responsible corporate citizen is good business."
Henry Schein Cares, the Company's global corporate social responsibility program, helps increase access to care for underserved populations globally through three focus areas: wellness, prevention, and treatment; emergency preparedness and relief; and health care capacity building.
Henry Schein's global competitiveness is fueled by the Company's operations or affiliates in 25 countries around the world. Henry Schein's sales outside of the United States represented 39 percent of total Company sales in 2012.
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