MINNEAPOLIS (Feb. 19, 2015) – Fortune magazine named U.S. Bancorp the most admired superregional
bank today, the fifth consecutive year that U.S. Bancorp has topped the list.
“We are proud to have been named Fortune’s most admired superregional bank for the fifth
consecutive year,” said Richard Davis, chairman, president and chief executive officer for U.S. Bancorp.
“We know that integrity is important to our customers, communities, and investors. We are proud to be
bankers and we embrace the unique opportunities we have to help people achieve their potential.”
U.S. Bancorp was also recognized among the top ten most admired of companies in all industries for six
of Fortune’s nine key attributes of reputation: Management Quality (U.S. Bancorp no. 2 overall), Wise
Use of Corporate Assets (4), Value as a Long-Term Investment (6), Soundness of Financial Position (7),
Ability to Attract, Develop, and Retain Talent (8) and Community Responsibility (9).
In the superregional banks category, U.S. Bancorp ranked first in eight of the nine industry key attributes
of reputation: Innovation, People Management, Use of Corporate Assets, Social Responsibility, Quality
of Management, Financial Soundness, Long-Term Investment Value and Quality of Products/Services.
Fortune’s ranking is determined by a survey of executives, directors and analysts rating companies
inside and outside of their industry on a series of criteria. Click here to read about Fortune’s
About U.S. Bancorp
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $403 billion in assets as of Dec. 31, 2014, is the parent company of U.S.
Bank National Association, the fifth largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates
3,176 banking offices in 25 states and 5,022 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking,
brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers,
businesses and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com.