Adobe Named to FORTUNE List of Best Companies to Work for in America

Press release from the issuing company

Company Listed for Third Consecutive Year, Ranked Twenty-Seventh SAN JOSE, Calif.---Jan. 24, 2002--Adobe will be named in the February 4, 2002 issue of FORTUNE magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in America, ranking twenty-seventh in an impressive list of companies comprised of the nation's best and brightest employees. The rankings are currently available at: www.fortune.com. "We are delighted that Adobe was ranked higher than most Silicon Valley technology companies in the listing and appreciate the recognition for our outstanding corporate culture and commitment to employees,'' said Bruce Chizen, president and CEO of Adobe. "We place a strong emphasis on attracting and motivating employees and are dedicated to making sure they have a challenging, rewarding place to work.'' Adobe's ranking for 2001 improved three points from its ranking the previous year. FORTUNE heralds the 100 best companies that provide exceptional services, benefits and salaries to employees. Assisted by the Great Places to Work Institute that created the survey, FORTUNE polled 44,848 employees from the 279 U.S.-based companies considered for the listing. The Great Places to Work Trust Index helped assess the companies considered for the listing through its questions that evaluate trust in management, pride in work and in the company, and camaraderie.