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Top 50 rank: N.A.
Rank in Pharmaceuticals: 12 (Previous rank: 14*)
Overall score: 5.37

Address: 2000 Galloping Hill Rd.
Kenilworth, NJ 7033
Phone: 908-298-4000
Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 12
People management 12
Use of corporate assets 11
Social responsibility 13
Quality of management 11
Financial soundness 13
Long-term investment 12
Quality of products/services 13
Global competitiveness 12
Industry: Pharmaceuticals
Most Admired
1 Johnson & Johnson 7.31
2 Novartis 7.05
3 Abbott Laboratories 6.78
4 Merck 6.67
5 GlaxoSmithKline 6.48
6 Amgen 6.47
7 AstraZeneca 6.18
Rank Company Overall score
8 Eli Lilly 6.03
9 Wyeth 5.89
10 Boehringer Ingelheim 5.68
11 Sanofi-Aventis 5.56
12 Schering-Plough 5.37
13 Pfizer 5.25
From the March 16, 2009 issue
†Only companies that score in the top half of their industry survey are listed as Most Admired. The rest are listed as contenders.
*Designated as an international industry. Prior yearís ranks, unless otherwise noted, are ranks in the Worldís Most Admired Companies listing.
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