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To appear as Most Admired, a company must have scored in the top half of its industry survey. The rest are listed as contenders.
Most Admired
Company City Overall score
BASF Ludwigshafen 7.23
RWE Essen 7.00
ThyssenKrupp Düsseldorf 6.94
BMW Munich 6.88
Henkel Düsseldorf 6.84
E.ON Düsseldorf 6.72
Deutsche Post (DHL) Bonn 6.62
MAN Group Munich 6.46
Adidas Herzogenaurach 6.38
Lufthansa Group Cologne 6.15
Bayer Leverkusen 6.11
Bertelsmann Gütersloh 6.09
SAP Walldorf 6.04
Allianz Munich 5.96
Hochtief Essen 5.89
Robert Bosch Stuttgart 5.88
Munich Re Group Munich 5.83
Siemens Munich 5.61
Volkswagen Wolfsburg 5.33
Linde Group Munich 5.25
Daimler Stuttgart 4.83
Contenders
Company City Overall score
Beiersdorf Hamburg 5.97
Marquard & Bahls Hamburg 5.86
Deutsche Telekom Bonn 5.83
Deutsche Bank Frankfurt 5.64
Heraeus Holding Hanau 5.60
Fresenius Bad Homburg 5.51
Infineon Technologies 5.22
Boehringer Ingelheim Ingelheim 5.07
Franz Haniel Duisburg 4.84
Evonik Industries Essen 4.59
ZF Friedrichshafen Friedrichshafen 4.57
Continental Hanover 4.43
From the March 21, 2011 issue
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The Most Admired list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. Our survey partners at Hay Group start with about 1,400 companies... More