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Global Pioneer Award for Novus

by 5m Editor
7 June 2011, at 12:38pm

US - Novus International, Inc. has receives a Global Pioneer Award for Excellence in International Business from St Louis Regional International Partnership.

Novus International, Inc. has been selected by The St Louis Regional International Partnership to receive its prestigious Global Pioneer Award, given annually to one local company that demonstrates an exemplary understanding and commitment to innovation for global expansion. The award was presented during the Partnership’s International Trade Night at the Knight Center at Washington University in St Louis.

Brad Reinhardt of the Traffic Club of St Louis Inc., a member of the Partnership's award selection committee, said: "Novus International has done excellent work both here and abroad in growing its business, customer base and work-force. They are known for building local partnerships with customers and other stakeholders around the globe, and doing so in a sustainable manner."

John Wade, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Novus International, in accepting the award, commented: "At Novus, we place a high priority on understanding our customers' needs and believe that living and working in their specific geographies are key to building this knowledge. Additionally, we have found that working directly with our customers, around the world, is a critical differentiator for Novus in our industry. This award helps underscore the importance of thinking globally and acting locally in achieving health through nutrition."

International Trade Night is the annual dinner and exhibitor forum for a wide range of local companies and organisations involved with international trade. The St Louis Regional International Partnership is an alliance of internationally focused organisations that support efforts to increase international trade, education, cultural exchanges, and world understanding to improve the socio-economic and cultural well being here and worldwide. Its approximately 20 members range from the St Louis Regional Chamber & Growth Association (RCGA) and US Customs Service to World Trade Center St Louis, US Small Business Administration and World Affairs Council of St Louis.

Celebrating its 20th anniversary in June, Novus creates Health through Nutrition products for livestock, pets and people. Novus has corporate offices, manufacturing plants, warehouse and research facilities in more than 35 countries and employees working in more than 90 countries, serving more than 3,000 customers worldwide.