Jefferies Named One of the World’s Most
Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine
March 14, 2011 08:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Jefferies today announced that it has been named one of the
World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune magazine in the publication’s 2011 ranking of Most Admired
“We are honored to be named one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune magazine,” commented
Richard B. Handler, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Jefferies. “Being recognized in this way is a
tremendous accomplishment, and this distinction is a reflection of our focus and commitment to our clients and
shareholders. This award is entirely due to the hard work, dedication, commitment, competence and passion of our
3,099 employee partners.”
Companies were ranked on a series of attributes, including the ability to attract and retain talented people, quality of
management, social responsibility to the community and the environment, innovativeness, quality of products or
services, financial soundness, and effectiveness in doing business globally.
Fortune’s Most Admired Companies study surveys 15,000 top executives and directors from eligible companies,
along with financial analysts, to identify the companies that enjoy the strongest reputations within their industries and
across industries. Candidates include Fortune 1000 and Global 500 companies, as well as other major non-U.S.
Jefferies Group, Inc. (NYSE: JEF), a global securities and investment banking firm, has served companies and
investors for nearly 50 years.
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