Electrolux awarded “Best Annual Report” in the world

The Electrolux Annual Report for 2007 was ranked number one in the latest edition of the “Annual Report on Annual Reports” by Report Watch. Overall, 500 international listed companies were included in the ranking. The report is the only survey that ranks annual reports on a global basis.

When conducting the evaluation, Report Watch takes a representative cross-section of annual reports based on the relative importance of stock markets, aiming at industrial and geographic diversity.

A+ and first rate
The annual reports are scored for 10 criteria: packaging, highlights, strategy, business, financials, investors, governance, accounting, responsibility, communication. Of all the reports, Electrolux received the most points and received an A+ first-rate ranking. The Electrolux annual report also received notable mention for its presentation of branding, historical data, business at a glance, share info, and two- or plus-book management.

“We are very pleased with this excellent ranking,” says Peter Nyquist, head of Investor Relations. “Each year we strive to communicate our results and strategy in a clear and innovative way. And it’s rewarding to receive external recognition for it.”

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Electrolux is a global leader in home appliances and appliances for professional use, selling more than 40 million products to customers in 150 countries every year. The company focuses on innovations that are thoughtfully designed, based on extensive consumer insight, to meet the real needs of consumers and professionals. Electrolux products include refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, vacuum cleaners and cookers sold under esteemed brands such as Electrolux, AEG-Electrolux, Zanussi, Eureka and Frigidaire. In 2007, Electrolux had sales of SEK 105 billion and 57,000 employees. For more information, visit http://www.electrolux.com/press