April 16, 2011
By Henry Schein Canada – is it just me, or does anyone else find it “odd” that the Canadian Dental National Sales Meeting was held in the US of eh? and that the banner behind Mr. Elborne was in Francais or Quebecois…….I still can’t figure out whether it’s to the droit or the gauche after Cornwall…….
MELVILLE, NY: Henry Schein Canada, the Canadian division of
Henry Schein Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the largest distributor of health care
products and services to office-based practitioners, hosted its 2011 Dental
National Sales Meeting at Toronto’s Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in March.
More than 250 of the company’s Canadian Field Sales
Consultants (FSCs) and Equipment Sales Specialists (ESSs), senior management
from Canada and the United States, and supplier partners joined to discuss
strategies to maintain and enhance the company’s position as the industry
leader in the dental market.
Throughout the event, attendees shared insights on new
market opportunities and learned about the many exciting initiatives planned
for the future.
“Our Dental National Sales Meeting is a valuable opportunity
for Henry Schein Canada to explore ways to enhance our partnerships with our
supplier partners and to approach new opportunities with a shared vision,” said
Cy Elborne,president of Henry Schein Canada,who opened the meeting. “This is
a great setting for us to learn from our supplier partners and form a consensus
on how to best work together to meet the needs of our customers.”
With the theme “Schein’s Got Talent,” the meeting included
awards presentations to FSCs, ESSs and supplier representatives; special
dinners to recognize high achievers; presentations from senior Henry Schein
leaders and supplier partners; and a supplier partner exhibit area. Suppliers
from more than 40 partner companies participated in the meeting, providing an
opportunity for Henry Schein Canada FSCs and ESSs to learn about new products,
programs and initiatives first hand.
Henry Schein Chairman and CEO Stanley Bergman
concluded the meeting with a presentation that highlighted the company’s global
success and how it is “helping health happen” among its five constituencies —
customers, suppliers, Team Schein, investors and society. When discussing Henry
Schein Cares, the company’s global corporate social responsibility program,
Bergman announced that once again Henry Schein has been ranked first in its
industry for corporate social responsibility, and also led the industry in the
category of global competitiveness in Fortune’s 2011 list of the World’s Most