Henry Schein names Porro Director of CAD/CAM Sales

March 21, 2012

Issue 6

Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the largest distributor of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, today announced the promotion of Michael Porro to Director of CAD/CAM Sales for Henry Schein Dental.

Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the largest distributor of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, today announced the promotion of Michael Porro to Director of CAD/CAM Sales for Henry Schein Dental.

Mr. Porro joined the Company in 2005 as a Regional Manager in the South Texas Region based in San Antonio, Texas.  Over the past five years, he has grown the region in both personnel and sales. Under his direction, the San Antonio center was awarded the Center of Excellence Award at the Company’s 2009 National Sales Meeting in recognition of the tremendous growth and sales achievement in the center for 2008. Mr. Porro has worked in the dental industry for more than 14 years.

In this new role, Mr. Porro, working alongside John DeMark, Director, CAD/CAM and Digital Restorations, will be instrumental in implementing and expanding sales strategies with the Company’s CAD/CAM Sales Specialists throughout the country.
Mr. Porro received his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Massachusetts. He will be based in West Allis, Wis.

About Henry Schein

Henry Schein, a Fortune 500® company and a member of the NASDAQ 100® Index, is recognized for its excellent customer service and highly competitive prices.  The Company's four business groups – Dental, Medical, International and Technology – serve more than 600,000 customers worldwide, including dental practitioners and laboratories, physician practices and animal health clinics, as well as government and other institutions.  The Company operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, which provides customers in more than 200 countries with a comprehensive 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.  Henry Schein also provides exclusive, innovative technology offerings for dental, medical and veterinary professionals, including value-added practice management software and electronic health record solutions. Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein employs more than 13,500 people and has operations or affiliates in 23 countries.  The Company's net sales reached a record $6.5 billion in 2009.  For more information, visit the Henry Schein Web site at www.henryschein.com.