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FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies

Since 1997, the Hay Group division of Korn Ferry has partnered with FORTUNE magazine to identify and rank the World’s Most Admired Companies. Korn Ferry Hay Group surveyed approximately 15,600 senior executives, outside directors and industry analysts from more than 640 companies in 29 countries. What follows is a list of those exceptional organizations with world-class reputations that make up this cohort of most admired companies.

The Top 50

With our congratulations:

1. Apple
2. Alphabet (Google)
3. Amazon
4. Berkshire Hathaway
5. Walt Disney
6. Starbucks
7. Southwest Airlines
8. FedEx
9. Nike
10. General Electric

 

11. American Express
12. Costco
13. Nordstrom
14. Facebook
15. Coca-Cola
16. Johnson & Johnson
17. Microsoft
18. BMW
19. Netflix
20. J.P. Morgan Chase
21. Procter & Gamble
22. Boeing
23. Goldman Sachs Group
24. Whole Foods Market
25. Wells Fargo
26. BlackRock
27. CVS Health
28. Toyota Motor
29. Marriott International
30. Delta Air Lines
31. Home Depot
32. IBM
33. UPS
34. salesforce.com
35. Samsung Electronics
36. Accenture
37. Exxon Mobil
38. Nestle
39. Target
40. St. Jude Medical
41. Unilever
42. Walmart
43. Intel
44. PepsiCo
45. Caterpillar
46. Deere
47. Visa
48. AT&T
49. Publix Super Markets
50. Charles Schwab

 

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