Mike Baird, who initially joined as an executive advisor to the Henry Schein One board of directors, will now lead the company, which is a joint venture of Henry Schein Inc and Internet Brands.
Henry Schein One, a joint venture of Henry Schein Inc and Internet Brands, announced that Mike Baird will assume the role of chief executive officer, leading all aspects of Henry Schein One’s business. According to a press release from the company, in his new role of CEO, Baird will lead the organization in driving growth, developing more seamlessly integrated products, and advancing digital innovations that help customers build stronger practices and deliver quality care.
“Taking on this role with Henry Schein One is an exciting opportunity to collaborate with an outstanding team,” Baird said. “We have tremendous potential to develop and execute forward-thinking strategies, that help our customers connect every aspect of their dental technology, so it works as one. Together with Henry Schein, Internet Brands, and our industry partners, we’ll continue to provide innovative, integrated software and services to our customers so they can focus on delivering quality care to their patients.”
Baird joined Henry Schein One in July 2020 as executive advisor to the Henry Schein One board of directors, where he helped develop strategic initiatives for the company. In his new role, Baird will work with leaders across Henry Schein One, including the company’s software businesses in Europe and Asia-Pacific, to continue developing industry-leading practice management, dental savings plans, marketing, office information technology (IT), and patient engagement solutions.
Baird’s team will also partner with Henry Schein Dental.
Prior to joining Henry Schein One, Baird held several leadership positions in health care information technology, and most recently served as president of Health Systems at American Well.
“We are thrilled to have Mike assume the role of Chief Executive Officer for Henry Schein One,” said Stanley Bergman, chairman of the board and CEO of Henry Schein Inc. “His accomplishments and achievements thus far in his career are a testament to his work ethic and his ability to execute forward-thinking strategies. I look forward to continuing to work with Mike to ensure dental professionals receive the very best solutions from Henry Schein Dental and Henry Schein One.”
“Henry Schein One’s mission is simple: provide all-encompassing practice management and patient engagement for dental professionals, so they can focus on patient care,” said Bob Brisco, CEO of Internet Brands. “I’m confident that under Mike’s leadership, Henry Schein One will accelerate the execution of our mission and continue to always put our customers’ needs first while providing practices with innovative, comprehensive solutions to enhance efficiency and clinical success.”