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-- -- -- Well some of the biggest names in business are Davos Switzerland -- the world economic form and are very on this claim and also one of those names is there covering it all -- she sat down with the SE Il personally led his company.
From also ran status.
36 billion dollar international powerhouse.
Liz I got -- New York is starting to look more and more like -- those except a little -- here.
Kind of yeah -- -- up up up yeah right although up so easily it's.
Getting very cold out here we're all freezing -- of course it took off that need to hold the -- -- no gloves at the moment but guess -- just -- talking to right now.
He's a south African who runs a US company without which we might all have the flu he is Stanley -- of Henry -- which is the world's largest distributor.
Of the flu vaccine among other medical products and I begin by asking instance all the talk is very global.
Here at Davos in the the world economic format began asking him are we under rating.
The threat of global flu here's what he sent.
Very serious and not taken seriously enough help -- -- Well this year looks okay -- it was fine but not enough people are getting inoculated against the flu.
And it's an easy thing it's inexpensive and -- can save a lot of lives in the when.
We may have.
Spreading of the virus and this is one of your biggest parts of your business is it's one of our biggest but we are the largest distributed -- vaccine in the United States position it's just business.
Our largest business is the -- supplies consumables of -- dental consumable products and dental equipment.
Both in the United States and Canada.
Europe Australia New Zealand and now in China what's your biggest growing market that Henry Schein.
Think -- growing market is dental specialties.
Implants in the -- takes.
And other forms of dental specialty putt well those are expensive stand which countries which population is spending the most stop that.
Well of course that the US is for spending the most what we love -- -- choppers in the US that I -- have we still spend the most although.
We had a little bit of -- setback -- it in the post 2008 period but it seems like.
This is to Denis of stabilize society going up and but Dennis buying equipment again you're in 24 countries twenty folk which is fastest growing nation I would say right now to be China followed by Turkey.
China seems to be a real opportunity for a lot of people here it is there a couple of times is there there regularly what's it like for he was a businessman not a easy.
You got to be very very.
Competitive on price and service and -- the challenges but we're we're facing the challenges the margins.
Due to the Chinese make it difficult for you to get bigger margins yes.
-- this government I mean everybody -- sort of the very very competitive but also by a lot of products in China so we source thing.
I think it's going to be a terrific market and he has -- -- speaking of terrific 'cause some people certainly shareholders would look at your stock which justice few days ago hit an all time high of 66 dollars a share I think it's come back down a little bit from that but.
Looking at that and that kind of growth from the company you took over how much market cap.
Since you've been in charge has this company added over the years well we went public it in 1990.
Actually November 95 sorry and at that time the market cap is about 300 million and we were -- of the six billion.
Just over six -- you at the forefront like I say -- it's a terrific team I didn't say that listen I've talked to some of those numbers wrong.
In -- -- -- my kick boxing classes that the that the chairman and -- and they say stand.
Well Dan lives want realism you'll kick -- for -- with our very first salesperson she's -- if I can just -- some senior -- now.
What good you're expected to give them the shout -- to the workers but -- was the secret to this kind of management it's all about people -- -- -- that that's about finding the right way.
To motivate everybody to.
Work on the same team -- old saying goes.
And back now live in Davos Switzerland Chris and -- I'll I'll tell you subjected to here's Stanley Berkman.
Who is of course somebody who does a lot of work that his company when there are things like this -- not near any kind of natural disaster.
In Haiti they won't put together an immediate mobile unit and they will take all of their goods for their medical products to put them in -- -- flight everywhere.
They'll do it for free he truly feels that it is extraordinarily important to have a real.
Philanthropic heart a corporate heart as well so it's an interesting story certainly -- coming up at 3 PM eastern -- very special conversation with the CEO of Barkley -- Bob Diamond we talked to him about a lot look he's a pretty good year last year his bank was the one that didn't in the UK.
Take any kind of government stimulus.
What's happening now he's facing some headwinds a lot of layoffs and then tomorrow our coverage continues Carlos grown -- He of course with the Nissan Renault we're talking to him about his -- that electric vehicles -- -- -- morale on the rise of South America we've got SAP C other coming up with earnings today.
And he is bill McDermott he's coming on to talk with us as well much more from doppler starting tomorrow back --
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