LAS VEGAS, Jan. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, MGM Resorts International has been named one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" by Fortune magazine in its annual survey of business leaders and analysts.
The survey, regarded as a definitive analysis of corporate reputation, ranked MGM Resorts among the best in the world in the category of Hotels, Casinos and Resorts.
MGM Resorts, a global hospitality and entertainment company, offers some of the most recognizable resort brands in the world. It is currently developing MGM Springfield in Massachusetts, and soon will debut MGM COTAI in Macau and the first international Bellagio branded hotel in Shanghai.
"We are honored to again be recognized as one of the 'World's Most Admired Companies' by industry leaders and analysts," said Jim Murren, chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International. "This achievement reflects the determination of our company's employees, and the vision of our leaders, to be the best."
The survey evaluated companies in 51 different industries. Fortune and Korn Ferry, a global management consulting firm, began with the 1,000 largest U.S. companies ranked by revenue along with non-U.S. Fortune Global 500 companies with revenues of $10 billion or more. They then narrowed the field to the highest-revenue companies in each industry, a total of 680 in 28 countries.
Some 3,800 executives, directors, and analysts were asked to rate enterprises in their own industry. Rankings were based on nine criteria, from investment value and quality of management and products to social responsibility and ability to attract talent.
To view the complete list, visit http://fortune.com/worlds-most-admired-companies/.
ABOUT MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is an S&P 500® global entertainment company with national and international locations featuring best-in-class hotels and casinos, state-of-the-art meetings and conference spaces, incredible live and theatrical entertainment experiences, and an extensive array of restaurant, nightlife and retail offerings. MGM Resorts creates immersive, iconic experiences through its suite of Las Vegas-inspired brands. The MGM Resorts portfolio encompasses 27 unique hotel offerings including some of the most recognizable resort brands in the industry. The company is expanding throughout the U.S. and around the world, developing MGM Springfield in Massachusetts and MGM COTAI in Macau, and debuting the first international Bellagio branded hotel in Shanghai. The 77,000 global employees of MGM Resorts are proud of their company for being recognized as one of FORTUNE® Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies®. For more information visit us at www.mgmresorts.com.
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