Owens & Minor On Fortune's Most Admired List
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI), a leading healthcare logistics company headquartered in Richmond, VA, has been named to the "2014 World’s Most Admired Companies” list by FORTUNE magazine. The annual "World’s Most Admired Companies” list measures nine attributes related to financial performance and corporate reputation and is based on company surveys and peer ratings. For 2014, Owens & Minor was ranked fourth in its category, Healthcare Wholesalers.
"The selection of Owens & Minor as one of the world’s most admired companies is a direct reflection of the dedication and expertise of our teammates, who serve our healthcare provider and manufacturer customers with great skill every day,” said Craig R. Smith, chairman & chief executive officer of Owens & Minor. "We are honored that Owens & Minor is included among the prestigious companies on this year’s list.”
This elite list, referred to by FORTUNE as "the definitive report card on corporate reputations,” is determined by an extensive survey involving approximately 1,400 domestic and international companies. To determine results executives, directors, and analysts were asked to rate companies in their industry using nine criteria including: investment value, retention of talented people, social responsibility and other measurements. A company’s score must rank in the top half of its industry survey to qualify for the list.
View the full list of "2014 World's Most Admired Companies".