News last update:7 Aug 2012

Prestigious award for Novus CEO

Thad Simons, president and CEO of Novus International has been recognised with the prestigious International Visionary Award of the Boeing Institute of International Business at St. Louis University.

The International Visionary Award is given to an individual who has demonstrated innovation and leadership in his/her profession and has distinguished himself/herself through a commitment to sustainable international business development.
“I am honoured to accept this award on behalf of Novus International. Our vision is to help feed the world affordable, wholesome, food,” said Simons.
“To realize this vision we work to create scientifically-based innovations that address the key challenges facing the global animal agriculture industry,” he added.
Under Simons' direction, Novus has become a leading developer of animal health and nutrition programmes for the poultry, pork, beef, dairy, aquaculture, and companion animal industries.
Simons has placed a great emphasis on promoting sustainable agriculture practices including increased animal-based food supply, improved environmental preservation, use of local by-products, food safety, renewable fuel sources, animal welfare standards, and fresh water conservation.


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