Akzo Nobel has been ranked as the sixth best chemicals company in the world by a jury of its peers, according to a survey conducted for Fortune magazine.
To help compile Fortune’s Global Most Admired Companies list, more than 10,000 directors, executives and managers at 345 companies around the world were surveyed.
Each respondent was asked to rank the other companies in his/her industry on nine attributes, with the average of those scores being used to compile the industry lists.
Akzo Nobel emerged sixth in the Chemicals industry ranking, less than 0.40 points behind the company in third place.
(Released: March 5, 2003)