|Traded as||NASDAQ: HSIC|
Health care supplies and servicesrevenue = US $ 8.5 Billion (2011)
|Founded||Queens, New York (1932)|
|Headquarters||Melville, New York, U.S.|
|Key people||Stanley M. Bergman (Chairman & CEO)
Gerald A. Benjamin (Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Director)
|Net income||US $ 367.7 Million (2011)|
Henry Schein Inc. is the world's largest distributor of healthcare products and services to office-based dental, medical, and animal health practitioners. The company also serves dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, and their alternate care sites. A Fortune 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ 100 Index, Henry Schein employs more than 15,000 Team Schein Members and serves approximately 775,000 customers. The company is a Fortune World’s Most Admired Company and is ranked number one in its industry for social responsibility.
Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 90,000 national and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 100,000 additional products available as special-order items.
The company also sells practice management software and e-commerce solutions, as well as financial services.
Headquartered in Melville, New York, Henry Schein has operations or affiliates in 25 countries, including the United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Iceland, Israel, and the United Arab Emirates.
The company’s sales reached $8.5 billion in 2011, and have grown at a compound annual rate of 18 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995.
In 1932, Henry Schein borrowed $500 and opened a pharmacy in Queens, New York. Schein and his wife, Esther, grew their small pharmacy into a FORTUNE 500 company, the largest distributor of healthcare products and services to office-based practitioners. The company now serves approximately 240,000 health practices through operations or affiliates in 21 countries outside of North America.
Henry Schein Cares
Henry Schein Cares is the company’s global social responsibility program.
Health care activities supported by Henry Schein Cares focus on three main areas: advancing wellness, building capacity in the delivery of health care services, and assisting in emergency preparedness and relief. 
Henry Schein Cares Foundation Inc.
Established in 2008, Henry Schein Cares Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization, works to foster, support, and promote dental, medical, and animal health by helping to increase access to care for communities around the world. The Henry Schein Cares Foundation carries out its mission through financial and health care product donations that support health care professionals and community-based programs focused on prevention, wellness, and treatment; disaster preparedness and relief; and capacity building of health institutions that provide training and care.
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