MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal practitioners, today announced that it has appointed Carolynne Borders as Vice President of Investor Relations. In this role, Carolynne will be responsible for driving Henry Schein's strategic communications with institutional investors and the securities analyst community.
"Carolynne brings a strong track record in the development and execution of results-driven investor relations programs," said Steven Paladino, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. "Over her career, Carolynne has built a valuable network of relationships with the financial community as well as an expertise in institutional targeting, strategic acquisition communications and enhancing corporate reputation. We are pleased to have her join the Henry Schein team as we execute on our global strategy to deliver value to investors, Team Schein Members and other key stakeholders."
Ms. Borders joins Henry Schein with approximately twenty years of experience as an investor relations professional. Most recently, she served as Vice President, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications at a global designer of semiconductor products. Earlier, she held a similar role at a leading manufacturer of digital audio products. She has served as a Senior Associate at The Financial Relations Board, one of the largest investor relations agencies at the time, representing the firm's technology clientele. Ms. Borders was also co-founder and executive vice president of LI Invest, a former not-for-profit organization that promoted investment in public and private companies in the Long Island region. Carolynne earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from Marist College.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. is the world's largest provider of health care 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 other 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 offers a comprehensive selection of products and services, including value-added solutions for operating efficient practices and delivering high-quality care. 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 offers its customers exclusive, innovative technology solutions, including practice management software and e-commerce solutions, as well as a broad range of financial services.
Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein has operations or affiliates in 25 countries. The Company's sales reached a record $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. For more information, visit the Henry Schein Web site at www.henryschein.com.
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