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Rexel Named One Of The "World's Most Admired Companies" By FORTUNE Magazine
DALLAS, Texas –- Rexel, one of the world’s leading electrical distributors, today announced it has been named one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” according to a FORTUNE® magazine 2012 annual survey.
Rexel ranked fourth in the Wholesalers: Diversified category, up from tenth in 2011, and also led its industry in Global Competitiveness. The Rexel Group, headquartered in Paris France, ranked 7th among the 28 French companies selected to the list.
“We are delighted and honored by this recognition and it is a tribute to the dedication and quality work of our teams worldwide,” said Rudy Provoost, Chairman of the Management Board and CEO, Rexel.
Chris Hartmann, Executive Vice President and CEO of Rexel Holdings USA stated, “This acknowledgement from FORTUNE, one of the most respected business media outlets in the country, confirms that Rexel’s unwavering commitment to our customers and our employees is making a difference.”
The results from the FORTUNE magazine “World’s Most Admired Companies” survey are published in the March issue which hit newsstands March 5th.
About Rexel Holdings USA
Rexel Holdings USA is the U.S. subsidiary of the Rexel Group, a global leader in the distribution of electrical products, offering a broad range of innovative energy management solutions. With annual sales of more than $3.5 billion, 5,000 employees and 300 branches throughout the U.S., Rexel Holdings USA is a market leader serving the industrial, commercial and residential electrical contractor markets. Through its portfolio of businesses, including Gexpro, Gexpro Services, Rexel Inc., Rexel International Project Group, Capitol Light and Parts Super Center, the Company offers an integrated platform of products, solutions and services in datacom, energy efficiency and renewable energy, from lighting upgrades to alternative energy technologies, helping customers maximize their business operations. For more information, please visit www.rexelholdingsusa.com
Rexel, a global leader in the distribution of electrical supplies, serves three main end markets: industrial, commercial and residential. The Group operates in 37 countries, with a network of some 2,100 branches, and employs over 28,000 people. Rexel’s sales were €12.7 billion in 2011. Its majority shareholders are an investor group led by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Eurazeo and BAML Capital Partners.
Rexel is listed on the Eurolist market of Euronext Paris (compartment A, ticker RXL, ISIN code FR0010451203). It is integrated in the following indices: SBF 120, CAC Mid 100, CAC AllTrade, CAC AllShares, FTSE EuroMid, FTSE4Good and STOXX600.
For more information, visit Rexel’s web site at www.rexel.com