David Kochman Bio

David Kochman


David Kochman

Communications Committee

Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Deputy Chief of Staff
Henry Schein, Inc.

David Kochman serves as Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Deputy Chief of Staff for Henry Schein, Inc., the world’s largest distributor of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners. In that position, he is responsible for the management and administration of projects and initiatives originating from the Office of the CEO. Previously, David acted as the General Counsel and Corporate Development Officer for a private company in the regulated consumer products industry. Prior to that role, he was a Partner in the New York office of the commercial litigation and dispute resolution group of the international law firm Reed Smith LLP, representing a broad spectrum of corporate clients across an array of industries. Before law school, David worked in Jerusalem for the Deputy Speaker of the Israeli Knesset.

David is actively involved with numerous charitable organizations and has received many prestigious awards recognizing his dedication to public service. While at Henry Schein, he continues to maintain an active roster of pro bono post-conviction death penalty representations. In addition to pro bono work, David proudly serves on the Board of Directors of The Fortune Society, a NYC-based charity focused on re-integrating previously incarcerated individuals and promoting alternatives to incarceration, and is a long-distance runner.

David received his B.A. in Philosophy and Middle Eastern Studies from Emory University, and his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.