26. Stanley Bergman
2013 Power List
With net sales of $8.9 billion and $367.7 million in profit last year, this giant health-care product and dental service provider based in Melville is thriving in 24 countries and employing more than 15,500 people around the world. From its humble beginnings as a pharmacy in Queens, Henry Schein has grown into a Fortune 500 powerhouse. It’s rated top in the industry for social responsibility, global competitiveness and quality of products, services and management. Keeping it true to its roots is today’s chairman and CEO Stanley Bergman, who’s been an integral part of the enterprise for more than two decades. Whether he’s serving on the boards of the Metropolitan Opera and New York University, to name a few of his many affiliations, Bergman continues to make Henry Schein the best in the business.