Feb 22, 2016 Düsseldorf / Germany
“World’s Most Admired Companies”: Henkel with top placement
This year again, Henkel earned a top position in Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” ranking, placing fourth in its industry category, “Soaps & Cosmetics” – an improvement of two positions from the previous year. With its 6th place ranking, Henkel placed among the top 10 German companies.
Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” ranking has a reputation worldwide as one of the most important measurement systems for evaluating a company’s reputation. The ranking is based on a survey realized in cooperation with Hay Consulting Group. More than 4,000 executives, directors and analysts in 30 countries were asked which companies they admire the most. Those surveyed evaluate the company on the basis of a total of nine criteria, among others, the quality of management and quality of products and services. Additionally, innovation and its financial soundness are evaluated. This year, Henkel had a particularly strong performance in the people management and global competitiveness categories, ranking second and third respectively.