Sealed Air announces that it has been recognized as the most admired company in its industry, according to Fortune magazine’s annual survey.
The annual “Fortune Most Admired Companies” survey ranked Sealed Air first among 12 companies in the packaging and containers industry, including the top ranking in six of the nine categories in which companies are evaluated – innovation, people management, social responsibility, management quality, quality of products and global competitiveness.
“To receive the recognition of our peers and industry analysts reaffirms the dedication our 25,000 employees have for reinventing Sealed Air and how far we have come in the past year, climbing in the survey from fifth to first,” said Jerome A. Peribere, president and CEO of Sealed Air. “We are additionally proud that this is the third consecutive year we have ranked number one in innovation and social responsibility, which are at the heart of our mission and vision.”
Among the survey categories Sealed Air improved the most was “quality of management”, moving from ninth for first. The Company also improved four spots in the category of “long-term investment,” four spots in the category “use of corporate assets,” and two spots in the category of “financial soundness.”
Fortune's Most Admired list is based on surveys of 3,900 executives, directors and analysts who rated nearly 700 companies from 30 countries around the world.