Stanley Bergman, CEO of Henry Schein, On the Impact that Growing Up In Apartheid South Africa Made On How He Leads


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Stanley Bergman is the CEO of Henry Schein, the world’s largest provider of healthcare products, services, and technology to office-based doctors and dentists. It sometimes flies under the radar, but shouldn’t. Stan Bergman took over as CEO of a family-run dental distribution company with revenues of $225 million in 1989, roughly a third of a century ago, and today it has revenues and a market cap of more than $10 billion. Henry Schein is regarded as an exemplar of a company with a purpose and has been one of Fortune magazine’s world’s-most admired companies for 20 consecutive years. Listen as Stanley, the son of parents who fled the Holocaust, tells Jon about how growing up in apartheid South Africa shaped him as the leader he is today and the importance of returning humanity to health care. Listen below on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your shows.