News | March 11, 2007

St. Jude Medical Recognized by FORTUNE Magazine

March 12, 2007 — FORTUNE Magazine has named St. Jude Medical Inc. one of “America’s Most Admired Companies” for 2007. St. Jude Medical ranked No. 1 in the Medical Products and Equipment Companies category.

FORTUNE uses a rigorous assessment to determine a company’s overall reputation, including measurements of innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment and quality of products and services. St. Jude Medical ranked either first or second in the medical products category for:
-People management
-Use of corporate assets
-Quality of management
-Financial soundness
-Long-term investment
-Quality of products and services

The “Most Admired Companies” list is included in the March 19 issue, currently available on newsstands.

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