OAKLAND, Calif., June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chairman and CEO Benno Dorer of The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) ranked No. 1 on Glassdoor's list of Highest Rated CEOs for 2017 based on anonymous and voluntary employee reviews posted on the jobs site during the past year. The list recognizes top leaders employees love working for, with Dorer earning the top spot on this year's rankings with a 99 percent approval rating.
"I view this as a vote of confidence for our entire management team and our strategy that invests in profitable, sustainable and responsible growth," Dorer said. "Opportunities to focus on innovation, become involved in industry-leading digital consumer engagement initiatives and work on leading brands, all in an environment where you feel fully engaged and empowered, are not just about good business but also about creating a positive work environment for employees."
When employees submit reviews on Glassdoor, they are asked to rate various aspects of their company. As part of this evaluation, Clorox employees pointed to strong leadership, visibility to the business strategy, and feeling like a business owner as some of the factors contributing to their positive work experience.
Employees also are asked to rate whether they approve, disapprove or are neutral about the job performance of their CEO. Among the 700,000 companies reviewed on Glassdoor, the average CEO approval rating is 67 percent.
See the complete list of all Highest Rated CEOs in 2017: http://www.glassdoor.com/Highest-Rated-CEOs-LST_KQ0,18.htm
Clorox was also ranked No.12 out of 50 companies in Glassdoor's Best Place to Work list in December 2016.
About The Clorox Company
The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with about 8,000 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2016 sales of $5.8 billion. Clorox markets some of the most trusted and recognized consumer brand names, including its namesake bleach and cleaning products; Pine-Sol® cleaners; Liquid Plumr® clog removers; Poett® home care products; Fresh Step® cat litter; Glad® bags, wraps and containers; Kingsford® charcoal; Hidden Valley® dressings and sauces; Brita® water-filtration products; Burt's Bees® natural personal care products; and Renew Life® digestive health products. The company also markets brands for professional services, including Clorox Healthcare® and Clorox Commercial Solutions®. More than 80 percent of the company's sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.
Clorox is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, a community of global leaders committed to sustainability. The company also has been broadly recognized for its corporate responsibility efforts, most notably receiving two Climate Leadership Awards for Excellence in 2015 and Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards in 2016 and 2017 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as well as being named to CR Magazine's 2017 Best Corporate Citizens list and included in the 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings. The Clorox Company and its foundations contributed nearly $17 million in combined cash grants, product donations, cause marketing and employee volunteerism in the past year. For more information, visit TheCloroxCompany.com, including the Good Growth blog, and follow the company on Twitter at @CloroxCo.
Glassdoor is one of the largest and fastest growing job sites in the world today. Set apart by the tens of millions of reviews and insights provided by employees and candidates, Glassdoor combines all the jobs with this valuable data to make it easy for people to find a job that is uniquely right for them. As a result, Glassdoor helps employers hire truly informed candidates at scale through effective recruiting solutions like job advertising and employer branding products. Launched in 2008, Glassdoor now has reviews and insights for approximately 700,000 companies in more than 190 countries. For labor market trends and analysis, visit Glassdoor Economic Research. For company news and career advice and tips, visit the Glassdoor Blog and for employer-related news and insights to help employers hire, visit the Glassdoor for Employers Blog. Visit Glassdoor.com or download our apps on iOS and Android platforms.
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