Stanley Bergman is the CEO and Chairman of the Board for Henry Schein Inc. He's been at the helm of the largest health care products and services for dental, veterinary medical since 1989. Bergman brought an impressive track history of knowledge and leadership in the industry to the position, but there many interesting facts about the executive that people aren't aware of. To help you become more familiar with the leader of Henry Schein, Inc, here are ten things you didn't know about Stanley Bergman.
1. He was educated in South Africa
Mr. Bergman attended the University of Witwatersrand, an institution in South Africa. He graduated from the University and earned his CPA credentials. He is a New York State Certified Public Accountant as well as a South African Chartered Accountant. His credentials are current for both countries.
2. He's received multiple awards and acknowledgements
Because of the significant contributions that Stanley Bergman has made to the field of Dentistry and other areas within the medical industry, he's received multiple awards and recognition. He's the recipient of the Corporate Responsibility Lifetime Achievement Award from CR Magazine, The Ellis Island Medal of Honor, he's a member of the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity and was also made an honorary member of the American Dental Association.
3. He has an honorary doctorate
Bergman has also been granted the AT Still University's Doctor of Humane Letters from the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health and from Case Western Reserve University as well as an honorary fellowship from the Dental Institute and the International College of Dentists at King's College London.
4. He and his wife support the arts
Stanley and his wife Marion, along with other members of their family actively support several organizations that foster the arts, cultural diversity, grassroots healthcare, higher education and sustainable entrepreneurial economic development initiatives. They are humanitarian and maintain a keen focus on making improvements in the health and well-being of people within Africa, the United States and several regions throughout the world which are still in their developmental stages.
5. He's a major leader in the global healthcare industry
Stanley Bergman is a leader who is known and respected throughout the world. His unique perspective on the global health care industry combined with decades of experience on international levels makes him a valuable resource for companies seeking to create sound strategic plans within the realm of global economics and provision of the highest quality products and services for medical, dental and veterinarian professionals.
5. He has international ties to India and Israel
Stanley Bergman is involved in a variety of forums which take into account the physical and financial health of America as well as other countries. He served recently as the President of the American Jewish Committee and he is also the co-founder of the India-Israel Forum. He's consistent in his efforts to bring people together to start meaningful conversations about healthcare and economics and how problem areas within these topics can best be addressed by leaders of companies, governments and those in charge of strategic planning.
6. His international connections are extensive
Mr. Bergman oversees the Henry Schein group which is active in operations in 33 different countries throughout the world through their various affiliates. He oversees a team that is nearly 19,000 strong. They all work together to provide health care products and services to office based practices throughout the world and it's an ominous responsibility.
7. When he speaks people listen
Mr. Bergman's input is highly coveted by leaders in healthcare and economics throughout the world. He serves as a member of multiple boards to give his advisement on a variety of weighty concerns. He's the Chairman of the Henry Schein, Inc Board of directors, New York University College of Dentistry, the Columbia University Medical Center, the University School of Dental Medicine, Hebrew University, the University of Witwatersrand Fund, Tel Aviv University, The Forsyth Institute, the Business Council for International Understanding and the World Economic Forum's Health Care Governors as well as the Metropolitan Opera.
8. He's the leader of one of the most admired companies in the world
Even if you haven't heard a lot about Henry Schein, Inc it's one of the big players in the provision of global healthcare services and products. Stanley Bergman is at the helm of a company that is a member of the S&P 500 and NASDAQ 100. It's been named to Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies list in 2015 adn again in 2016 coming in with a ranking of #1 in the industry.
9. Mr. Bergman started with the company in 1980
When Stanley Bergman first joined Henry Schein, Inc it wasn't as the CEO or Chairman. He worked his way into the job over a period of 9 years. He was appointed as Executive Vice President and Vice President of Finance and Administration from 1980 through 1985. In 1985, he was President until the time that he was appointed as CEO and Chairman of the Board.
10. His net worth in $69 million
Mr. Stanley Bergman earns a high salary at Henry Schein, Inc. His compensation as CEO and Chairman of the Board as of 2018 was $10,149,300 and he also receives additional perks in the form of Henry Schein stock which is estimated at $52,907,937. He's the highest paid executive at the company.
Written by Dana Hanson
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