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Most admired by country
Country No. of most admired cos.
U.S. 90
Japan 22
Britain 16
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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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Industry champions
Company Industry
DuPont Chemicals
Nestlé Consumer Food Products
Tesco Food and Drug Stores
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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
Industry: Pharmaceuticals
Most Admired
1 Johnson & Johnson 6.95
2 Novartis 6.89
3 Merck 6.68
4 Abbott Laboratories 6.55
5 Eli Lilly 6.49
6 GlaxoSmithKline 6.33
7 Roche Group 6.30
8 Amgen 6.04
Contenders
9 Wyeth 5.96
10 AstraZeneca 5.94
11 Bristol-Myers Squibb 5.46
12 Pfizer 5.45
13 Boehringer Ingelheim 5.34
14 Schering-Plough 5.27
15 Sanofi-Aventis 5.24
From the March 17, 2008 issue
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