The 37th edition of the award highlights that the airline reversed net loss, earned 937 million dollars and has maintained market leadership
São Paulo – TAM Airlines took first place among transportation companies at the 37th edition of the „Melhores e Maiores da EXAME – 2010“ (Biggest and Best of EXAME Magazine – 2010). The award was presented last night at a ceremony in Sao Paulo, attended by the Central Bank president, Henrique Meirelles.
According to our CEO, Libano Barroso, the award is not only a recognition of the work of over 25 thousand employees, but an incentive for the company to continue growing without giving up the best service. „Being among the ‚Biggest and Best‘ is a reason of proud and challenge“, says. „We were born as a regional company, have conquered the international market and the leadership in the domestic market and now with the entry into the Star Alliance, we become a global company. Our target is to continue to grow and to maintain, in Brazil and abroad, the standard quality that has always characterized TAM“, says.
The survey shows TAM as the 37th largest company in the country in sales. Besides the first place in Transportation, TAM also comes with the 6th largest payroll in the country, the 8th largest profit and the 4th most profitable. Among the champions of globalization was also highlighted among the most internationalized Brazilian companies, considering the sales of international tickets.
The „Maiores e Melhores“ ranking is prepared by Exame magazine, of Abril publisher, in partnership with Fundação Instituto de Pesquisas Contábeis, Atuariais e Financeiras – Fipecafi (Institute Foundation of Accounting, Actuarial and Financial Reasearches), an institution linked to the USP – Universidade de São Paulo (Sao Paulo University).