Patterson Companies Receives Special Distinction for Women in Leadership
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Patterson Companies, Inc. (Nasdaq: PDCO) was recently awarded a special
distinction, as well as placement, on the Honor Roll for the 2014 Minnesota
Census of Women in Corporate Leadership. Given by the School of Business
and Leadership at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minn., the
placement recognizes Minnesota companies with 20 percent or more gender
diversity in their executive ranks and on their board of directors.
Special distinction companies have 30 percent or more gender diversity
in their C-suites and on their boards.
"We have made it a priority to develop and attract leaders that reflect
Patterson culture and values, and it is an honor to receive this
recognition of our company commitment to diversity and equal
opportunity," said Scott P. Anderson, chairman and chief executive
Patterson received a special distinction alongside three other Minnesota
companies, including Target Corporation, Christopher & Banks Corporation
and Select Comfort Corporation. All 13 honor roll companies were
recognized in the April issue of Twin Cities Business magazine and
at the Women Leaders Luncheon on Wednesday, April 15, co-hosted by Twin
Cities Business and St. Catherine University.
About Patterson Companies, Inc.
Patterson Companies, Inc. is
a value-added distributor serving the dental, companion-pet veterinarian
and rehabilitation supply markets.
As Patterson's largest business, Patterson Dental
provides a virtually complete range of consumable dental products,
equipment and software, turnkey digital solutions and value-added
services to dentists and dental laboratories throughout North America.
Patterson Veterinary is a leading distributor in the
U.S. and U.K. of consumable veterinary supplies, equipment and software,
diagnostic products, vaccines and pharmaceuticals predominantly to
companion-pet veterinary clinics.
Patterson Medical is the world's leading distributor
of rehabilitation supplies and non-wheelchair assistive patient products
to the physical and occupational therapy markets. The unit's global
customer base includes hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics and
Patterson Companies, Inc.
Ann B. Gugino, 651-686-1600
President & CFO
Source: Patterson Companies, Inc.
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