To appear as Most Admired, a company must have scored in the top half of its industry survey. The rest are listed as contenders.
Most Admired
Company City Overall score
E.ON Düsseldorf 7.06
BASF Ludwigshafen 7.04
BMW Munich 6.94
Robert Bosch Stuttgart 6.90
Bayer Leverkusen 6.87
ThyssenKrupp Düsseldorf 6.57
RWE Essen 6.54
Adidas Herzogenaurach 6.45
Beiersdorf Hamburg 6.19
Lufthansa Group Cologne 6.15
Siemens Munich 6.12
Fresenius Bad Homburg 6.03
MAN Munich 6.02
Linde Munich 5.97
ZF Friedrichshafen Friedrichshafen 5.91
Bertelsmann Gütersloh 5.83
Munich Re Group Munich 5.80
Hochtief Essen 5.78
Allianz Munich 5.70
Deutsche Bank Frankfurt 5.59
Deutsche Post (DHL) Bonn 5.17
Volkswagen Wolfsburg 4.74
Daimler Stuttgart 4.42
Company City Overall score
SAP Walldorf 6.41
Henkel Düsseldorf 5.79
Heraeus Holding Hanau 5.72
Marquard & Bahls Hamburg 5.59
Deutsche Telekom Bonn 5.28
Boehringer Ingelheim Ingelheim 5.13
Franz Haniel Duisburg 5.08
Metro Düsseldorf 5.06
Evonik Industries Essen 5.02
Infineon Technologies Neubiberg 4.73
Continental Hanover 4.57
From the March 22, 2010 issue
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