BRUSSELS, Belgium, Feb. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) (, a leading global supplier of technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, today announced that WABCO has been ranked second in the Autos & Auto Parts sector for "Best CEO" by sell-side analysts in the 2018 All-America Executive Team survey conducted by Institutional Investor magazine. It is the sixth consecutive year that WABCO has earned a prestigious "Top 3" ranking, further differentiating the company among public companies in its sector across all market capitalizations.

WABCO's Jacques Esculier was also voted "Best CEO" in the 2018 All-America Executive Team Mid-Cap (mid-capitalization) Autos & Auto Parts sector. Introduced by Institutional Investor magazine last year, the Mid-Cap survey again ranked Mr. Esculier as Number 1 across all companies surveyed in this sector with a market capitalization up to $10 billion.

This year's All-America Executive Team survey involved 3,046 investors and 1,002 sell-side analysts from securities firms and financial institutions in the United States. Respondents evaluate the top corporate performers across a broad range of professional criteria, including responsiveness and financial disclosure.

"WABCO is honored to have earned such a high level of enduring recognition from the U.S. investor and analyst community," said Jacques Esculier, WABCO Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "It is a powerful vote of confidence for WABCO's passionate and industry-leading team as they strive to sustain differentiation and value creation for our customers and shareowners worldwide."

WABCO will hold its Q4 and Full Year 2017 earnings conference call at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, February 16, 2018. The call will be webcast at where the press release and financial information will be available under "WABCO Q4 and Full Year 2017 Results."

About WABCOWABCO (NYSE:WBC) is a leading global supplier of technologies and services that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles. Founded nearly 150 years ago, WABCO continues to pioneer breakthrough innovations for advanced driver assistance, braking, stability control, suspension, transmission automation and aerodynamics. Partnering with the transportation industry as it maps a route toward autonomous driving, WABCO also uniquely connects trucks, trailers, cargo, drivers, business partners and fleet operators through advanced fleet management systems and mobile solutions. WABCO reported sales of $2.8 billion in 2016. Headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, WABCO has 13,000 employees in 40 countries. For more information, visit

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