MELVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today that it has been ranked first in the Wholesale: Health Care industry on the FORTUNE® World's Most Admired Companies list for 2014.
Henry Schein also ranked first in each of the nine sub-categories of the ranking, which are: Innovation, People Management, Use of Corporate Assets, Social Responsibility, Quality of Management, Financial Soundness, Long-Term Investment, Quality of Products/Services, and Global Competitiveness. This year marks the 13th consecutive year that Henry Schein has been named a FORTUNE Most Admired company.
"We are honored to have been ranked first in our industry in Fortune's 2014 list of the World's Most Admired Companies," said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein. "Our first-place ranking in each of the nine sub-categories, including Social Responsibility and Global Competitiveness, demonstrates again that a company truly can 'do well by doing good'. This ranking reinforces our long-held belief in Benjamin Franklin's philosophy of 'enlightened self interest', and further inspires Team Schein to continue the work of giving back to society through engagement with our suppliers, customers and shareholders."
According to FORTUNE magazine, the World's Most Admired Companies list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. For more information on FORTUNE's 2014 World's Most Admired Companies rankings, please visit: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/most-admired/