Google, Microsoft and FedEx Top List of “The 2012 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces”

Great Place To WorkA list of “The 2012 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces” was recently published by Great Place To Work, a global consulting and training firm, who compiled the list by surveying 350 multinationals out of the 5700 that participated in its “Best Workplaces” competition in 2011-2012. Great Place To Work used the survey, along with additional criteria and narrowed the list to 38.

Here is a compilation of the top ten:

1.) SAS Institute

Employees: 13,268

Headquarters: Cary, North Carolina

Global Revenue: $2.7 billion

2.) Google

Employees: 34,311

Headquarters: Mountain View, California

Global Revenue: $37.9 billion

3.) NetApp

Employees: 12,643

Headquarters: Sunnyvale, California

Global Revenue: $5.1 billion

4.) Kimberly-Clark

Employees: 57,929

Headquarters: Irving, Texas

Global Revenue: $20.8 billion

5.) Microsoft

Employees: 96,052

Headquarters: Redmond, Washington

Global Revenue: $73.7 billion

6.) Marriott

Employees: 325,000

Headquarters: Bethesda, Maryland

Global Revenue: $12.3 billion

7.) FedEx Express

Employees: 151, 344

Headquarters: Memphis, Tennessee

Global Revenue: $26.5 billion

8.) W. L. Gore & Associates

Employees: 10,059

Headquarters: Newark, Delaware

Global Revenue: $3 billion

9.) Diageo

Employees: 25,000

Headquarters: London, United Kingdom

Global Revenue: $16.8 billion

10.) Autodesk

Employees: 7,254

Headquarters: San Rafael, California

Global Revenue: $2 billion

Read the full listing of all 38 multinational companies:


About Jessica Summers

My name is Jessica Summers. I graduated as valedictorian from Marymount Manhattan College in 2012 with a B.A. in Communications and minors in Journalism and Political Science. During college, I spent a summer abroad studying at Oxford University and also held internships at CNN International, CNBC Business News, and WABC-TV, among other news organizations and media outlets. I am currently a graduate student at New York University’s Business and Economic Reporting program. I am an aspiring broadcast journalist, especially interested in covering the world of business and finance.
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