Fortune Brands Named to Fortune Magazine’s List of World’s Most Admired Companies
“It is an honor to once again be featured on Fortune’s list of the world’s most admired companies,” said
Fortune Brands’ placement on the list comes as the Company delivered an exceptional year of sales, operating income and EPS growth. Always looking ahead, the Company continues to develop its core Fortune Brands Advantage capabilities to fuel future investments in its brands, innovation, digital strategy and associates, ensuring it is well-positioned for the future.
The World’s Most Admired Companies list is based on a survey of more than 3,700 senior executives, outside directors and industry analysts who were asked to evaluate companies in several categories including social responsibility, investment value, quality of management and the ability to attract and retain talent. It is considered the definitive scorecard on corporate reputation.
For more information about the complete list of the 2022 World's Most Admired Companies, visit https://fortune.com/worlds-most-admired-companies/.
About Fortune Brands
The Company’s growing portfolio of complementary businesses and innovative brands include Moen and the
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