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Industry champions
Company Industry
DuPont Chemicals
Nestlé Consumer Food Products
Tesco Food and Drug Stores
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Most admired for people management
Company Industry rank
General Electric 1
BMW 1
Procter & Gamble 1
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Most admired for innovation
Company Industry rank
Apple 2
Procter & Gamble 1
BMW 1
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How we pick them
The Most Admired list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. Our survey partners at Hay Group started with the FORTUNE Global 500 and large companies with revenue in excess of $10 billion. More
Countries
Most Admired*
BMW Munich 7.88
Daimler Stuttgart 7.57
Siemens Munich 6.98
BASF Ludwigshafen 6.89
Metro Düsseldorf 6.76
Thyssen Krupp Düsseldorf 6.76
Volkswagen Wolfsburg 6.75
Heraeus Holding Hanau 6.44
Robert Bosch Stuttgart 6.41
Bayer Leverkusen 6.29
Munich Re Group Munich 6.07
Lufthansa Group Cologne 5.82
Deutsche Post (DHL) Bonn 5.50
Deutsche Telekom Bonn 5.13
Linde Wiesbaden 4.74
Contenders
Henkel Düsseldorf 6.17
Hochtief Essen 6.01
Arcandor Essen 5.82
Otto Group Hamburg 5.82
Allianz Munich 5.82
MAN Munich 5.38
Boehringer Ingelheim Ingelheim 5.34
ZF Friedrichshafen Friedrichshafen 5.29
Deutsche Bank Frankfurt 5.26
RAG Essen 5.22
Continental Hanover 4.58
From the March 17, 2008 issue
* To appear as Most Admired, a company must have scored in the top half of its industry survey.