SOURCE: Institutional Investor

Institutional Investor

December 19, 2013 08:00 ET

Gilead Sciences Tops List of California's Most Honored Companies in Institutional Investor's All-America Executive Team Ranking

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Dec 19, 2013) - Gilead Sciences claims six top-ranked positions in the 2014 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 biotech company's CEO John Martin, IR Professional Patrick O'Brien and investor relations program all came out on top, placing Gilead among a select group of Most Honored Companies.

The rest of California's Most Honored Companies are:

  • Chevron Corp. - Integrated Oil
  • Intel Corp. - Semiconductors
  • Visa - Consumer Finance
  • Cisco Systems - Telecommunications
  • LinkedIn Corp. - Internet
  • First Republic Bank - Banks/Midcap
  • Apple - IT Hardware
  • Wells Fargo & Co. - Banks/Large-Cap
  • Broadcom Corp. - Semiconductors
  • Hewlett-Packard Co. - IT Hardware
  • Gap - Retailing/Specialty Stores
  • Oracle Corp. - Software
  • Activision Blizzard - Software
  • SunPower Corp. - Alternative Energy
  • Google - Internet
  • eBay - Internet
  • URS Corp. - Engineering & Construction
  • Allergan - Pharmaceuticals
  • Qualcomm - Telecommunications
  • - Software
  • Jacobs Engineering Group - Engineering & Construction
  • Jack in the Box - Restaurants
  • Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. - Metals & Mining

The 2014 All-America Executive Team is based on the votes of 1,405 portfolio managers and analysts from buy-side investment firms and 1,209 analysts from sell-side firms. An in-depth feature article profiling the 2014 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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