Patterson Companies Named One of America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies


Patterson Companies Named One of America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For the second year in a row, Patterson Companies, Inc. (NAS: PDCO) has been named one of America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in Forbes' annual survey.

To determine the rankings, Forbes turned to GMI Ratings to create the list based on quantitative and qualitative data. The selected companies consistently demonstrated transparent and conservative accounting practices and solid corporate governance and management. The companies also have low incidence of high-risk events and appropriate board supervision.

"We appreciate being recognized once again for our culture and values," said Scott P. Anderson, president and chief executive officer. "We strive every day for our brand to represent our core values to our customers and stakeholders. Specifically, the value of taking exceptional care of our customers is of utmost importance and is essential to our success."

About Patterson Companies, Inc.
Patterson Companies, Inc. is a value-added distributor serving the dental, companion-pet veterinarian and rehabilitation supply markets.
Dental Market
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.
Veterinary Market
Patterson Veterinary is a leading distributor of consumable veterinary supplies, equipment and software, diagnostic products, vaccines and pharmaceuticals to companion-pet veterinary clinics.
Rehabilitation Market
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 dealers.

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Patterson Companies, Inc.
Ann B. Gugino, 651-686-1600
Vice President, Planning & Strategy
R. Stephen Armstrong, 651-686-1600
Executive Vice President & CFO

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