“State of the Industry”
Friday, February 24
James P. Breslawski
President, Henry Schein, Inc. and CEO - Henry Schein Global Dental Group
James P. Breslawski is now in his 37th year with Henry Schein, Inc., a Fortune® 500 company and the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners. Mr. Breslawski is currently President of Henry Schein, Inc., a position he has held since 2005, and he serves as CEO of Henry Schein’s Global Dental Group. In addition, Mr. Breslawski is a member of the Chairman’s Executive Management Committee and a member of the Henry Schein Board of Directors.
Before assuming his current position, Mr. Breslawski held a number of key roles with increasing responsibility throughout the Company, including Executive Vice President and President of Henry Schein Dental, the Company’s U.S. Dental division; Chief Financial Officer; Vice President of Finance and Administration; Vice President and Controller.
Prior to joining Henry Schein, Mr. Breslawski was a certified public accountant at the national professional services firm BDO Seidman, LLP. He received his degree in accounting from St. John’s University.
In addition to being a New York State certified public accountant, Mr. Breslawski is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is currently a Member of the Leadership Council the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He previously has served as a Board Member of the Dental Trade Alliance Foundation; a Member of the Board of Governors for St. John’s University; a Trustee of the Long Island University Board; and a Board Member of the National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped. Mr. Breslawski also has served as Chairman of the Board of the American Dental Trade Association, Chairman of the Board of the Dental Trade Alliance Foundation and President of the Dental Dealers of America.