Commemorating its 70th anniversary, Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSIC) opened trading on March 7 on the Nasdaq Stock Market in a ceremony led by company chairman, chief executive officer, and president Stanley Bergman. Henry Schein was founded in 1932 and has grown into the largest provider of healthcare supplies to office-based practitioners in the combined North American and European markets. The company began trading on Nasdaq in 1995.
"In the throws of the Great Depression, Henry and Esther Schein opened a retail pharmacy in Queens, N.Y., that today is a publicly traded, $2.6 billion global distributor of healthcare products and services," commented Mr. Bergman. "It is their simple commitment to providing customers with low prices, high quality products and exceptional service that has guided our Company for seven decades, and defines our business philosophy today."