|Henry Schein President James Breslawski Assumes New Role As Vice Chairman|
The Company also announced that
Mr. Koch, 43, joined Henry Schein from LabCorp's Covance business segment, where he spent 12 years in roles spanning new business development, operations, and general management. At Henry Schein, he will serve as a member of the company's Executive Management Committee (
In his new role, Mr. Koch is responsible for overall leadership of the Global Dental Group, including strategic direction, management, and business performance. In partnership with his team, he is responsible for the group's sales, distribution, marketing, operations, business development, and technology solutions.
"On behalf of Team Schein, I congratulate
"Jon will work closely with Jim, whose deep knowledge of the dental industry and the profession has helped Henry Schein build our market-leading position," Mr. Bergman continued. "By deepening our talent bench with Jon's addition, we anticipate pursuing new opportunities for our dental business."
Mr. Koch joins Henry Schein with a significant track record in leading high-performing and high-profit teams and transforming businesses as company and industry dynamics redefine success. Before joining Henry Schein, Mr. Koch was a senior executive at LabCorp, the world's leading health care diagnostics company. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President and Group President of
Prior to Covance, Mr. Koch spent nine years with
"I am really looking forward to collaborating with Jon and together extending the great work of the team behind the
Mr. Koch will work out of Henry Schein's corporate headquarters in Melville,
"I am truly excited to join Henry Schein and to contribute to the continued success of this great Company," Mr. Koch said. "Health care markets globally are experiencing tremendous change and offer significant opportunities for agile participants, making this an exceptional time to join Henry Schein and one of the greatest teams in the health care industry."
About Henry Schein, Inc.
A Fortune 500® Company and a member of the S&P 500® and the Nasdaq 100® indexes, Henry Schein's network of trusted advisors provides health care professionals with the valued solutions they need to improve operational success and clinical outcomes. The Company offers customers exclusive, innovative products and solutions, including practice management software, e-commerce solutions, specialty and surgical products, as well as a broad range of financial services. Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 120,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 180,000 additional products available as special-order items.
Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein has operations or affiliates in 34 countries. The Company's sales reached a record $12.5 billion in 2017, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 15 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995.
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