AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The technology company Continental was honored as one of FORTUNE magazine's "Most Admired Companies" for 2017, ranking among the Top 5 in the motor vehicle parts category. FORTUNE magazine recognized the company for excellence in areas like product & service quality, use of corporate assets, financial soundness quality of management and social responsibility. Continental currently employs more than 220,000 people in 55 countries.
"Being named as one of FORTUNE's 'Most Admired Companies' is not only a great honor, but a direct result of the great work and commitment of our teams around the world," said Samir Salman, CEO of Continental North America. "Every day, we are actively involved in shaping the future of mobility, working with partners and customers around the world. This recognition from FORTUNE highlights that our values-driven management style as well as our sustainable business model not only translate into economic success, but are also recognized externally."
Along with this prestigious recognition, Continental was also recently named one of "America's Best Employers" by Forbes magazine for two consecutive years and recognized as one of "Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" by the National Association for Business Resources. These recognitions are a testament to Continental's constant commitment to creating a progressive workplace environment for its employees worldwide.
FORTUNE surveyed some 3,800 executives, analysts, directors, and experts from different industries and used the data to select the "Most Admired Companies." Participants were asked to rate companies from their own industries on factors ranging from global competitiveness and innovation to social responsibility and quality of management.
To be included in the list, a company must score among the top half of their industry. For more information on the FORTUNE "Most Admired Companies" visit www.fortune.com.
Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods. As a reliable partner, the international automotive supplier, tire manufacturer, and industrial partner provides sustainable, safe, comfortable, individual, and affordable solutions. In 2016, the corporation generated sales of around €40.5 billion with its five divisions, Chassis & Safety, Interior, Powertrain, Tire, and ContiTech. Continental currently employs more than 220,000 people in 55 countries.
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