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Company reinforces reputation by prioritizing employee safety, customer needs amid pandemic
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In a year unlike any other, TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has maintained its strong reputation among the global business community, earning for the fourth year in a row a place among FORTUNE magazine's World's Most Admired Companies.
"Though 2020 brought unprecedented challenges, TE's 80,000 employees rose to meet them," said CEO Terrence Curtin.
The annual survey, conducted by FORTUNE and Korn Ferry, is given to top executives, directors and financial analysts to identify the companies that enjoy the strongest reputations among their peers and across industries. TE was ranked fifth in the electronics industry.
"Though 2020 brought unprecedented challenges, TE's 80,000 employees rose to meet them, enabling the company to demonstrate resiliency by meeting customer commitments while continuing to innovate ways to create a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future," said CEO Terrence Curtin.
Throughout the pandemic, TE employees around the globe have adapted to new safety protocols as they worked tirelessly to deliver products critical in ensuring data centers, vital transportation, life-saving medical technology and the power grid continued to support our way of life. Even with these challenges, TE teams remained focused on fulfilling customer needs, and some employees went above and beyond their assigned duties to help in the fight against COVID-19. Showcasing their engineering and manufacturing skills, volunteers at TE sites around the world made more than 120,000 protective face shields, which the company donated to front-line medical workers at hundreds of medical facilities globally.
"I'm proud of our global teams for the work they have done over the past year for our customers and the world around us. We are honored to be recognized once again by FORTUNE and the global business community as one of World's Most Admired Companies," Curtin said.
The World's Most Admired Companies list is the definitive report card on corporate reputation. To compile the rankings, corporate reputation and performance are measured against nine key attributes: innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment, quality of products and services and global competitiveness.
About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.
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