RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MAXIMUS (NYSE: MMS), a leading provider of government services worldwide, announced today that it has been named one of the 2017 World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine, attaining the rank of number eight within the Company’s industry sector. This is the first time MAXIMUS has been included on the list.
Fortune collaborated with Korn Ferry Hay Group to determine the best-regarded companies in 51 industries. Korn Ferry Hay Group asked senior executives, directors, and analysts to rate companies in their own industry in nine key areas: innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment, quality of products and services, and global competitiveness. As a listed company, MAXIMUS achieved a score that ranked in the top half of its industry survey.
“It is an honor to be recognized alongside so many admirable companies. Our inclusion in this year’s list speaks to the dedication of our employees to helping governments around the world serve their citizens through more effective, efficient and engaging public programs,” commented MAXIMUS CEO Richard A. Montoni.
MAXIMUS and other firms that were named to the 2017 World’s Most Admired Companies list will appear on fortune.com and in the magazine’s March print issue.
Since 1975, MAXIMUS has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People®, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. MAXIMUS delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 18,000 employees worldwide, MAXIMUS is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit maximus.com.