Mr. Paladino has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Henry Schein, Inc. since 2000. Prior to his current position, from 1993 to 2000, Mr. Paladino was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, from 1990 to 1992, he served as Vice President and Treasurer and, from 1987 to 1990, he served as Corporate Controller of Henry Schein, Inc. Before joining Henry Schein, Inc., Mr. Paladino was employed as a Certified Public Accountant for seven years, most recently with the international accounting firm of BDO Seidman LLP (now known as BDO USA, LLP).
Mr. Paladino brings to the Board extensive financial, accounting and distribution industry expertise. Mr. Paladino’s skills in corporate finance and accounting provide the Board with expertise and depth in public company accounting issues, and his distribution-related experience provide the Board with critical knowledge and perspectives. Further, his experience as a public company director provides the Board with additional knowledge and perspectives on corporate governance matters. Mr. Paladino qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert” as defined by applicable SEC rules.
Mr. Paladino is also a director of Henry Schein, Inc.