Mar 1, 2016

Fortune Brands Named to FORTUNE Magazine's List of "World's Most Admired Companies" for Fifth Consecutive Year

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE: FBHS), an industry-leading home and security products company, today announced that it has been named to FORTUNE Magazine's 2016 List of World's Most Admired Companies for the fifth consecutive year. The Company ranked No. 3 in the Home Equipment, Furnishings category.

"We are honored to be consistently recognized as a top company in our industry," said Chris Klein, chief executive officer, Fortune Brands. "I'm incredibly proud of the hard work and dedication of our teams who remain focused on strengthening our growing global organization."

FORTUNE's World's Most Admired Companies list is the definitive report card on corporate reputation. Hay Group, a global management consulting firm, has collaborated with FORTUNE annually since 1997 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.

Among those key attributes, Fortune Brands ranked No. 2 in its category and ahead of a number of competitors in long-term investment, consistent with the Company's focus on maximizing long-term shareholder value. Other highly ranked attributes include financial soundness, use of corporate assets, people management and social responsibility.

The World's Most Admired Companies list can be found on the FORTUNE website.

About Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc.

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE: FBHS), headquartered in Deerfield, Ill., creates products and services that help fulfill the dreams of homeowners and help people feel more secure. The Company's trusted brands include MasterBrand cabinets, Moen faucets, Therma-Tru entry door systems, and Master Lock and SentrySafe security products. Fortune Brands holds market leadership positions in all of its segments. Fortune Brands is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index. For more information, please visit www.FBHS.com.

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