DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE: FBHS), an industry-leading
home and security products company, today announced that it was ranked
No. 1 in the Home Equipment, Furnishings category of FORTUNE Magazine's
List of "World's Most Admired Companies."
"We are honored to be consistently recognized as a leading company in
our industry, and this year's top ranking in our category is especially
exciting," said Chris Klein, chief executive officer, Fortune Brands.
"I'm incredibly proud of the hard work and dedication of our 22,000
associates who remain focused on strengthening our growing organization.
Combined with our consistent financial results, we are building the
great company we set out to build six years ago."
FORTUNE's World's Most Admired Companies list is the definitive report
card on corporate reputation. Korn Ferry Hay Group, a global management
consulting firm, has collaborated with FORTUNE to identify, select and
rank the World's Most Admired Companies and uncover the business
practices that make these companies highly regarded among their peers.
To compile the rankings, corporate reputation and performance are
measured against nine key attributes: innovation, people management, use
of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management,
financial soundness, long-term investment value, quality of
products/services, and global competitiveness.
The World's Most Admired Companies list can be found on the FORTUNE
About Fortune Brands
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE: FBHS), headquartered in
Deerfield, Ill., creates products and services that fulfill the dreams
of homeowners and help people feel more secure. The Company's four
operating segments are Cabinets, Plumbing, Doors and Security. Its
trusted brands include more than a dozen core brands under MasterBrand
Cabinets; Moen, ROHL and Riobel under the Global Plumbing Group (GPG);
Therma-Tru entry door systems; and Master Lock and SentrySafe security
products under The Master Lock Company. Fortune Brands holds market
leadership positions in all of its segments. Fortune Brands is part of
the S&P 500 Index. For more information, please visit www.FBHS.com.
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