ST. LOUIS (October 13, 2016) – During a special ceremony hosted by the Boeing Institute of International Business in the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University, Novus President and Chief Executive Officer, Francois Fraudeau, was recognized for his contributions to advance international trade in the St. Louis region.
The annual Hussmann International Business Awards Ceremony recognizes both professionals and student scholars who are active in international business and trade. The Globalist Award is given to “an individual who has distinguished himself through a commitment to international business development, demonstrated innovation and leadership in his profession, and contributed to or supported the Boeing Institute of International Business.”
As President and CEO of Novus International, a global animal nutrition solutions provider, Fraudeau’s influence in the global agriculture economy has widespread and positive impact in achieving the Company’s vision: to help feel the world affordable, wholesome food and achieve a higher quality of life. With sales in over 100 countries and growing, Fraudeau encourages the organization to develop globally-relevant products and services, while maintaining attention to the minutest of local details.
“It is an honor and a pleasure to be given The Globalist Award by this admired academic institution,” Fraudeau stated. “The Boeing Institute of International Business and the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University are developing a generation of leaders who will ensure success and prosperity in our globalized world.”
In addition to Fraudeau’s Award, undergraduate student, Miranda Koors, was selected for the Novus Global Business Scholarship. She was selected by a scholarship committee based on her academic, service, and professional achievements. Five additional students received similar scholarships from other sponsors. The ceremony took place on October 12 in the Anheuser-Busch Auditorium at Saint Louis University.
About Novus International, Inc.
Novus International, Inc. is headquartered in metropolitan St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. and serves customers in over 100 countries around the world. A global leader in developing animal health and nutrition solutions, Novus International’s products include ALIMET® and MHA® feed supplements, ACTIVATE® nutritional feed acid, ACIDOMIX® preservative premixture, CIBENZA® enzyme feed additive, MINTREX® chelated trace minerals, SANTOQUIN® feed preservative, AGRADO® feed antioxidant and many other specialty ingredients. Stratum Nutrition, a division of Novus Nutrition Brands, LLC, focuses on human nutrition through specialty and functional ingredients for manufacturers of foods, beverages and dietary supplements (www.stratumnutrition.com).
Novus is privately owned by Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc. and Nippon Soda Co., Ltd. For more information, visit www.novusint.com. ©2016 Novus International, Inc. All rights reserved.