NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate Responsibility Magazine and the COMMIT!Forum are pleased to announce Stanley M. Bergman as the winner of the 2012 Corporate Responsibility Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr. Bergman is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners.
Mr. Bergman accepted the award yesterday evening at the culmination of the 2012 COMMIT!Forum. CR Magazine's The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual whose risk-taking, vision and pioneering spirit have led to significant achievement in the field over the course of their career.
" Stanley Bergman is a leader that has made corporate responsibility a priority throughout his career," said Richard Crespin, Executive Director of the Corporate Responsibility Officer Association and Chairman of the COMMIT!Forum. "We are proud to announce that this year's Lifetime Achievement Award goes to a leader who has built his successes on a foundation of responsible corporate practices, and today serves as an example to other chief executives."
Henry Schein, Inc. is committed to corporate responsibility in several unique ways. Under Mr. Bergman's leadership, the company created Henry Schein Cares, its flagship corporate responsibility program through which hundreds of thousands of kids and adults have enjoyed expanded access to oral and medical health care. Team Schein Members volunteer thousands of hours for charity work and hold themselves and their affiliates to the highest standards of corporate compliance and governance while promoting environmental sustainability across every level of their supply chain."It is very humbling to receive the 2012 Corporate Responsibility Lifetime Achievement Award," said Mr. Bergman. "It is a great pleasure to accept this recognition on behalf of my colleagues who share my vision for corporate social responsibility. The extensive work of Henry Schein Cares, our global social responsibility program, is the result of the shared commitment of more than 15,000 Team Schein Members around the world who constantly look for ways to give back to our communities."