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2012 Novus Awards


January
Award for MINTREX

MINTREX® received the 2012 North American Animal Feed Ingredients Product Differentiation Excellence Award. MINTREX is intended to be used as a source of trace minerals in animal feed and maximizes the use of minerals by the animal through greater bioavailability of nutrients.

Support of Local Arts

Novus was selected by the Arts and Education Council to receive its prestigious Corporate Support of the Arts Award, given annually to one organization that demonstrates a true commitment to the local arts community.

February
Distinguished Service

Craig Browdy, Novus Aquaculture Research Director, received the Distinguished Service Award from the U.S. Aquaculture Society. The Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual who has made outstanding personal contributions to the U.S. Aquaculture Society or the U.S. aquaculture industry.

August
Award for PREVIDA

Novus was selected to receive the 2012 North American New Product Innovation Award in Prebiotics for PREVIDA®. PREVIDA is a unique prebiotic that promotes intestinal health for aquatic species for healthier and more resilient shrimp and fish.

September
Award for Diversity

Maria Burt, Human Resources Director, Americas, was awarded the Diverse Business Leaders Award from the St. Louis Business Journal. Maria is responsible for Global Talent Management and Organizational Learning.

October
Award for Health

Novus was recognized by the St. Louis Business Journal as one of the region’s Healthiest Employers. The Healthiest Employer awards highlight companies that commit to making wellness a priority and proactively shape the health of their employees.

November
Award for Business

For the fourth consecutive year, Novus was recognized by the St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association (RCGA) and RubinBrown LLP as a recipient of the Greater St. Louis Top 50 Award.

Outstanding Director

Mr. Kohei Taguchi, a member of the Novus Board of Directors, was recognized as an Outstanding Director by the St. Louis Business Journal and its sponsors. Mr. Taguchi has been an active member of the Board of Directors of Novus since 2000 and has contributed to turning Novus into a truly global and diversified organization with a broad product portfolio for livestock, poultry, pets and people.

January 2013
NAMA Award for Best Communications

In early 2013, the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) honored Novus with three first place awards in the Best of NAMA program, which recognizes the best work in agricultural communications. Our three awards were for: Corporate Identity (Novus Brand Evolution 2012), In-House Trade Ad Series (Novus Poultry With you Every Step of the Way), and Novus Brochures, Catalogs (Novus trace mineral solutions toolkit). NAMA is the largest association for professionals in marketing and agribusiness in the U.S.

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