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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 Industry rank
Delta Air Lines Atlanta 1
Coca-Cola Atlanta 1
Coca-Cola Enterprises Atlanta 4
UPS Atlanta 1
Southern Atlanta 1
Home Depot Atlanta 2
Genuine Parts Atlanta 3
Aflac Columbus 3
Company City Industry rank
First Data Atlanta 9
Equifax Atlanta 6
Wendy's/Arby's Group Atlanta 10
Newell Rubbermaid Atlanta 11
SunTrust Banks Atlanta 7
Total System Services Columbus 6
Graphic Packaging Holding Marietta 11
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