WABCO Recognized by Investment Community for Fifth Year in a Row; Esculier Voted ‘Best CEO’ in Institutional Investor Magazine’s 2017 All-America Executive Team Mid-Cap Survey
BRUSSELS, Belgium, January 11, 2017 – WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a leading global supplier of technologies and services that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, today announced that WABCO has been ranked in the “Top 3” in its sector for “Best CEO” in the 2017 All-America Executive Team survey conducted by Institutional Investor magazine. It marks the fifth year in a row that WABCO has achieved this preeminent recognition, further differentiating WABCO among public companies in its sector across all market capitalizations.
In addition, WABCO’s Jacques Esculier was voted “Best CEO” in the 2017 All-America Executive Team Mid-Cap survey. Mid-Cap, meaning mid-capitalization, is a new and separate ranking by Institutional Investor magazine. Mr. Esculier ranked Number 1 across companies surveyed in its sector with a market capitalization up to $10 billion.
This year’s survey involved 2,276 investors and 902 sell-side analysts from securities firms and financial institutions in the United States. Respondents judge top corporate performers based on responsiveness and financial disclosure, among other professional criteria.
“This sustained level of high recognition by investors and analysts further reflects our ongoing commitment to deliver value for WABCO shareowners,” said Jacques Esculier, WABCO Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “It also evokes my deep pride in the bench strength and global diversity of WABCO’s team, who connect their passion and talents in 39 countries to continuously make a difference for customers and shareowners.”
WABCO (NYSE: WBC) is a leading global supplier of technologies and services that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles. Founded nearly 150 years ago, WABCO continues to pioneer breakthrough innovations for advanced driver assistance, braking, stability control, suspension, transmission automation and aerodynamics. Partnering with the transportation industry as it maps a route toward autonomous driving, WABCO also uniquely connects trucks, trailers, drivers, cargo, and fleet operators through telematics, as well as advanced fleet management and mobile solutions. WABCO reported sales of $2.6 billion in 2015. Headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, WABCO has 12,000 employees in 39 countries. WABCO’s 2015 Annual Report is available at www.ar.wabco-auto.com. For more information, visit www.wabco-auto.com.
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