Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc., the parent company of Therma-Tru doors and Master Lock and SentrySafe security products, has been named to Fortune Magazine’s 2016 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies for the fifth consecutive year. The company ranked No. 3 in the Home Equipment, Furnishings category.

“We are honored to be consistently recognized as a top company in our industry,” said Chris Klein, Fortune Brands’ chief executive officer. “I’m incredibly proud of the hard work and dedication of our teams who remain focused on strengthening our growing global organization.”

Since 1997, the Hay Group, a global management consulting firm, has collaborated with Fortune  to identify, select and rank the World’s Most Admired Companies and uncover the business practices that make these companies highly regarded among their peers. To compile the rankings, corporate reputation and performance are measured against nine key attributes: innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment value, quality of products/services, and global competitiveness.

Among those key attributes, Fortune Brands ranked No. 2 in its category and ahead of a number of competitors in long-term investment, consistent with the company’s focus on maximizing long-term shareholder value. Other highly ranked attributes include financial soundness, use of corporate assets, people management and social responsibility.


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