Henry Schein has named James P. Breslawski vice chairman of the company, in addition to his role as president. Also, Jonathan Koch has joined Henry Schein as senior vice president and chief executive officer, global dental group. Koch joins Henry Schein from LabCorp’s Covance business segment, where he spent 12 years in roles spanning new business development, operations, and general management.
At Henry Schein, Koch will be responsible for overall leadership of the Global Dental Group, including strategic direction, management, and business performance. He also will be responsible for the group’s sales, distribution, marketing, operations, business development, and technology solutions. Koch will be a member of the Executive Management Committee as well, reporting to Breslawski.
“I congratulate Jim Breslawski for his promotion to vice chairman, and I thank him for his extraordinary contributions to the success of our company. As we embrace the opportunities presented by the dental industry’s digital transformation, we are also excited to have a business leader of Jon’s caliber join us,” said Stanley M. Bergman, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Henry Schein.
“I am really looking forward to collaborating with Jon and together extending the great work of the team behind the Global Dental Group,” said Breslawski. “Jon has deep insights into developing new businesses and the operational talent to turn business ideas into reality. We look forward to welcoming Jon to Team Schein.”
“I am truly excited to join Henry Schein and to contribute to the continued success of this great company,” said Koch. “Healthcare markets globally are experiencing tremendous change and offer significant opportunities for agile participants, making this an exceptional time to join Henry Schein and one of the greatest teams in the healthcare industry.”