Patterson Companies Named to Forbes List of Most Trustworthy Companies
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
For the fourth year in a row, Patterson Companies, Inc. (Nasdaq: PDCO)
has been named to the Forbes list of 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in
America. Patterson is one of only two companies in 2015 that have
appeared on the list four consecutive times since 2012.
"This recognition demonstrates Patterson's commitment to integrity and
we are honored to be on the Forbes list for the fourth consecutive
year," said Scott P. Anderson, chairman and chief executive officer.
"Our achievement is due to the dedication and commitment of our
employees, who continue to place the customer as our top priority.
Patterson employees hold tightly to our core values of partnership,
excellence and innovation and the belief that how we conduct our
business directly affects the company's reputation and long-term value."
To create this list, MSCI ESG Research screened more than 5,500 publicly
traded North American companies for Forbes, to identify the 100 that
most consistently demonstrated transparent accounting practices and
solid corporate governance. Those top 100 companies have the strongest
AGRs—Aggressive Accounting and Governance Risk—the composite scores by
which organizations were judged. Factors considered included high risk
behaviors, such as regulatory actions, amended filings, revenue and
expense recognition methods, and bankruptcy risk.
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
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Patterson Companies, Inc.
Ann B. Gugino, 651-686-1600
President & CFO
Source: Patterson Companies, Inc.
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