SOURCE: Institutional Investor

Institutional Investor

November 04, 2014 06:15 ET

Avis Budget Group Tops List of New Jersey's Most Honored Companies in Institutional Investor's All-America Executive Team Ranking

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Nov 4, 2014) - Vehicle rental services provider Avis Budget Group claims eight top-ranked positions in the 2015 All-America Executive Team survey, Institutional Investor's annual poll of investors and sell-side analysts regarding America's top executives, IR professionals and IR programs.

The company's CEO Ronald Nelson, CFO David Wyshner, IR Professional Neal Goldner and its IR program each claimed published, top-ranked positions, placing Avis among a select group of Most Honored Companies.

The rest of New Jersey's Most Honored Companies are:

  • Actavis - Pharmaceuticals
  • Celgene Corp. - Biotechnology
  • Church & Dwight Co. - Cosmetics, Household & Personal Care Products
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. - Computer Services & IT Consulting
  • Honeywell International - Electrical Equipment & Multi-Industry
  • Sealed Air Corp. - Paper & Packaging
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International - Pharmaceuticals

Other notable New Jersey-based companies receiving strong marks include: Automatic Data Processing, Covanta Holding Corp., Foster Wheeler, Johnson & Johnson, Merck & Co., New Jersey Resources Corp., NRG Energy, Prudential Financial, Public Service Enterprise Group, Rockwood Holdings, Tyco International, Wabco Holdings, and Wyndham Worldwide Corp.

The 2015 All-America Executive Team is based on the votes of 1,253 portfolio managers and analysts from buy-side investment firms and 1,013 analysts from sell-side firms. An in-depth feature article profiling the 2015 All-America Executive team will be published in the December/January issue of Institutional Investor magazine as well as online at

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