Press Release

Fortune Brands Ranked No. 1 in Home Equipment, Furnishings Category on FORTUNE Magazine's List of "World's Most Admired Companies"

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 website.

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

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc.
Media Contact:
Brian Lantz

Source: Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc.

News Provided by Acquire Media