Sealed Air Named Fortune’s Most Admired For Second Consecutive Year
Charlotte, NC, February 19, 2015 – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) announced today that for the second consecutive year in a row it has earned top honors as the most admired company in its industry, according to Fortune Magazine’s annual survey.
The annual “Fortune’s Most Admired Companies” survey ranked Sealed Air first among 12 companies in the packaging and containers industry, including the top ranking in five of the nine categories in which companies are evaluated – innovation, social responsibility, management quality, quality of products and long term investment. Sealed Air earned top rankings in all categories on the annual survey, with no ranking below second place for the remaining categories. The Company saw the most improvement over last year’s results in the categories of use of corporate assets, financial soundness, and long term investment.
“Once again, the recognition of our peers and industry analysts demonstrates the impact of the dedication our 25,000 employees around the globe have for the new Sealed Air. The level of engagement we are experiencing with our employees shows, and others have noticed as well,” said Jerome A. Peribere, President & CEO, Sealed Air. “We are most proud that this is the fourth consecutive year we have ranked number one in innovation and social responsibility, which are clearly at the heart of our mission and vision.”
Fortune's Most Admired list is based on surveys of 4,100 executives, directors and analysts who rated nearly 1400 companies from 30 countries around the world. To create the industry lists, executives, directors, and analysts are asked to rate companies in their own industries on nine criteria.
About Sealed Air
Sealed Air Corporation creates a world that feels, tastes and works better. In 2014, the Company generated revenue of approximately $7.8 billion by helping our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions, Bubble Wrap® and less wasteful food supply chain, protects valuable goods shipped around the world, and improves health through clean environments. Sealed Air has approximately 24,000 employees who serve customers in 175 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com