WestRock Named to Fortune’s List of World’s Most Admired Companies

Published 12:23 pm Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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Fourth consecutive year WestRock selected for honor

WestRock Company  announced today that it has been named to Fortune magazine’s annual list of World’s Most Admired Companies for the fourth consecutive year.

WestRock ranked second among companies in the packaging and container industry.

The World’s Most Admired Companies survey measures nine attributes considered critical to a company’s global success, from investment value and quality of management and products to social responsibility and people management. A company’s score must rank in the top half of its industry survey to be listed. The list, widely considered to be the definitive report card on corporate reputation, is based on company surveys and peer ratings from senior executives, directors and analysts.

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“WestRock is honored to be recognized by Fortune as one of the world’s most admired companies for the fourth consecutive year,” said Steve Voorhees, WestRock chief executive officer. “This ranking recognizes the commitment and dedication of our 50,000 team members around the world to delivering value for our customers and stockholders.”

The full list appears in the February issue of Fortune and is available now at http://fortune.com/worlds-most-admired-companies/ and on newsstands.