USA, Chicago, Ill. For the second year in a row, Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has been ranked the world’s most admired company in the food production industry by Fortune magazine.
Considered the definitive report card on corporate reputation, Fortune’s annual list of the World’s Most Admired Companies ranks companies in a number of major industries.
“I am deeply proud of our ADM teams for the work they’ve done to earn this distinction,” said Juan Luciano, ADM chairman and CEO.
A total of 652 companies from 30 countries were evaluated by 4,000 executives, directors and security analysts. Survey respondents were asked to rate companies in their industry on nine criteria: innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment value, quality of products and services and global competitiveness.