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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
3M St. Paul 1
Best Buy Richfield 5
C.H. Robinson Worldwide Eden Prairie 2
General Mills Minneapolis 4
St. Jude Medical St. Paul 2
Target Minneapolis 2
U.S. Bancorp Minneapolis 1
UnitedHealth Group Minnetonka 1
Company City Industry rank
Land O'Lakes Arden Hills 12
Medtronic Minneapolis 7
Patterson St. Paul 7
Supervalu Eden Prairie 9
From the March 21, 2011 issue
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Show: Top 50 | All Most Admired: The Americas | Europe | Asia/Australia
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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