MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill has been named by Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), to the list of 2014 Global Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders®.
"Cargill leaders operate in a highly demanding and complex business environment," said Cargill CEO Dave MacLennan. "To solve our customers' most pressing challenges, we look to develop agile, resilient and innovative leaders who engage their teams in solving those challenges. This recognition confirms we're on the right track, and inspires us to do even better in developing the skills it takes to be successful at Cargill."
Conducted since 2001, the Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders study is a comprehensive, longitudinal analysis of talent management and leadership practices of organizations around the world. This year's winners were selected and ranked by an expert panel of independent judges based on a number of criteria, including strength of leadership practices and culture, examples of leader development on a global scale, alignment of business and leadership strategy, company reputation, business and financial performance.
"In today's complex and unpredictable business landscape, Top Companies for Leaders are passionate about cultivating resilient and engaging leaders who take the time to know and develop their talent and understand what experiences they need to rise above the rest," said Pete Sanborn, Global Talent practice leader, Aon Hewitt. "We congratulate Cargill on being among a select group of organizations that excel at building and growing a strong leadership environment."
Visit www.aon.com/topcompanies-winners for the full list of Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders.
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About the Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders Study
With more than 1,500 data points and more than 300 executive interviews, the 2014 Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders study is the most comprehensive, global research on leadership in the market, examining the link between leadership practices and financial results. This study explores how organizations assess, select, develop, and reward leaders, and examines the execution of leadership practices, as well as the strategy that guides it. To learn more about this study, please visit www.aon.com/topcompanies.