SOURCE: Institutional Investor

Institutional Investor

March 25, 2014 03:00 ET

Roche Holding Tops List of Switzerland's Most Honored Companies in Institutional Investor's All-Europe Executive Team Ranking

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Mar 25, 2014) - Roche Holding's CEO Severin Schwan claims victory as one of the Pharmaceuticals sector's best executives in the 2014 All-Europe Executive Team, Institutional Investor's annual survey of portfolio managers, buy-side analysts and sell-side equity research professionals around the world. The company also receives top honors for best investor relations professional Karl Mahler from the buy side.

Other top-rated companies in Switzerland include:

  • Nestlé in Food Producers
  • Glencore Xstrata in Metals & Mining
  • Wolseley Building & Construction
  • ABB in Capital Goods
  • Adecco in Business & Employment Services
  • Novartis in Pharmaceuticals
  • Holcim in Building & Construction
  • Swiss Re in Insurance
  • Kühne + Nagel International in Transport

The 2014 All-Europe Executive Team is based on the votes of 832 portfolio managers and analysts from buy-side investment firms and 1,238 analysts from sell-side firms. An in-depth feature article profiling the 2014 All-Europe Executive team will be featured in the April 2014 issue of Institutional Investor magazine as well as online at www.institutionalinvestor.com

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