CEO Connection Releases Inaugural Mid-Market 500 List

DCP Midstream Partners, LP Ranked No. 1, Followed by the Bon-Ton Stores, Inc.

May 19, 2014, 10:00 ET from CEO Connection

NEW YORK , May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEO Connection, the only membership organization for mid-market CEOs, releases the first-ever Mid-Market 500 list. The list ranks the top 500 mid-market companies (defined as having annual revenues between $100 million and $3 billion). Comprised of nearly 20,000 companies, the mid-market represents an integral piece of the U.S. economy, employing more than 30 million people and generating approximately $10 trillion of the $30 trillion of annual gross receipts in the U.S.

Taking this year's No. 1 spot was natural gas processing company DCP Midstream Partners, LP. Department store company the Bon Ton Stores, Inc. was ranked second on the list, with Select Medical Holdings Corporation, Moody's Corporation and Exide Technologies rounding out the top five.

Mid-Market 500 Top 10 List:

  1. DCP Midstream, LLC (CO)
  2. The Bon Ton Stores, Inc. (PA)
  3. Select Medical Holdings Corporation (PA)
  4. Moody's Corporation (NY)
  5. Exide Technologies (GA)
  6. PHH Corporation (NJ)
  7. Amkor Technology, Inc. (AZ)
  8. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NY)
  9. DENTSPLY International Inc. (PA)
  10. Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (TX)

Mid-market companies from the IT services and consulting industries held the greatest number of spots on the list, followed closely by the industrial equipment and machinery, business services, and oil and gas production and exploration industries. California led the states race with 61 companies on the list, followed by Texas with 47 and New York with 37. Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, Harvard and the University of California (including Berkeley, University of California-Davis and UCLA) once again find themselves at the forefront of American business with the highest number of mid-market CEO alumni on the list.

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About CEO Connection 

CEO Connection is the ONLY membership organization in the world reserved exclusively for CEOs of mid-market companies – companies with between $100 million and $3 billion in annual revenue. Our mission is to help mid-market CEOs succeed. We accomplish this by enabling CEOs to build mutually beneficial relationships with peers and functional experts; connecting CEOs to people, information and resources to which they would otherwise not have access; and promoting the interests, welfare, and points of view of the membership and the mid-market.

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