Henry Schein

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Henry Schein Inc.
Industry Health care supplies and services
Founded Queens, New York
(1932; 84 years ago (1932))
Headquarters Melville, New York, U.S.
Key people
Stanley M. Bergman
(Chairman and CEO)
Gerald A. Benjamin
(Executive Vice President, CAO)
Revenue IncreaseUS $ 8.9 Billion (2012)
IncreaseUS $ 398.8 Million (2012)
Number of employees
Over 18,000 (2015)
Website http://www.henryschein.com

Henry Schein Inc. (also known as Henry Schein Medical) is a distributor of healthcare products and services. The company is a Fortune World’s Most Admired Company[1] and is ranked number one in its industry for social responsibility.[2]


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. Henry Schein, Inc. is now[when?] the world's largest distributor of healthcare products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners in over 190 countries around the world.[3] The company now serves approximately 240,000 health practices through operations or affiliates in 21 countries outside of North America.[4]


Henry Schein Dental serves as the exclusive professional product sponsor of Give Kids A Smile Day. Over the past decade, Henry Schein and its supplier partners have donated products and services valued at more than $11 million to the program.

Henry Schein Cares[edit]

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. [5]

Henry Schein Cares Foundation Inc.[edit]

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.[6]

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