SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Jan. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) today was named a World's Most Admired Company by FORTUNE Magazine and is the top-ranked mutual company in the life and health insurance industry category.
The 2018 FORTUNE World's Most Admired Company survey was conducted in the fall of 2017 among executives, directors and analysts in 52 industries. The annual poll assessed nine reputation drivers considered to be crucial to a company's global success.
The company's placement at No. 2 in the life and health insurance industry category represents a dramatic leap up three positions higher on the list over last year and marks MassMutual's best performance ever in the annual ranking.
Notably, MassMutual also ranked first for innovation and among the top three life and health insurers in the areas of people management, use of corporate assets, quality of management, social responsibility and financial soundness.
"We are honored to be named a FORTUNE World's Most Admired Company as well as the top-ranked mutual life insurance company," said Roger Crandall, MassMutual Chairman, President and CEO. "This distinction reflects the passion and dedication of our employees and advisors, the strength of our position in the marketplace, and most importantly, the progress we are making by using innovative approaches to reach millions of Americans and help them secure their future and protect the ones they love."
The full list of 2018 FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies and survey methodology can be found on fortune.com.
MassMutual is a leading mutual life insurance company that is run for the benefit of its members and participating policyowners. MassMutual offers a wide range of financial products and services, including life insurance, disability income insurance, long term care insurance, annuities, retirement plans and other employee benefits. For more information, visit www.massmutual.com.