ST. LOUIS, Dec. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Novus International, Inc., a leader in animal nutrition through health, announced today their VP of Products & Solutions and Chief Innovation Officer has been recognized as one of the top 100 CIO/CTO Leaders in STEM for 2015, published by STEMconnector®, the one-stop resource for "who is doing what" in STEM education and careers. The annual publication showcases executives who have demonstrated a strong commitment to cultivating a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) workforce.
"I am honored to have received this recognition. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates the global food industry will need to improve productivity by 70 percent and feed over nine billion people by 2050," commented Hine. "This is a daunting challenge for the world, and STEM education will be critical to delivering solutions. Novus shares a responsibility with our food chain partners to help feed the world affordable, wholesome food. We can help meet this challenge by continuing to invest in the best and brightest minds and passions to help advance methods, practices and collaborative approaches within all parts of the food value chain. STEM education will help us all maintain or improve quality of life, doing more with the limited precious resources we have on this earth."
"We are proud to highlight 100 Chief Information Officers and Chief Technology Officers and recognize their leadership and excellence," said Edie Fraser, chief executive officer of STEMconnector®. "Technology is number one for business and jobs. The role of the CIO/CTO becomes critical to business and innovation."
Each senior executive profile includes their thought-provoking responses to questions about STEM education, workforce development, public-private partnerships and how diversity in STEM will influence the national conversations regarding these issues.
100 CIO/CTO Leaders in STEM is a STEMconnector® publication sponsored by Cisco, Deloitte Consulting, Diversified Search and Tata Consultancy Services. For this particular issue, STEMconnector® partnered with CIO Executive Council and DiversityComm. To view the full list of honorees and download the electronic version of 100 CIO/CTO Leaders in STEM, go to http://www.stemconnector.org/sites/default/files/100CIOCTOLeadersInSTEM.pdf.
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. Novus is privately owned by Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc. and Nippon Soda Co., Ltd. For more information, visit www.novusint.com. ©2015 Novus International, Inc. All rights reserved.
STEMconnector® is a consortium of over 150 companies, associations, academic institutions and government entities actively working to advance STEM education and the future of human capital. With several products and services, STEMconnector® is both a resource and a service, designed to link "all things STEM." STEMconnector®'s network includes organizations at the global, national, state and local levels. Our work spans the entire pipeline (Kindergarten to Jobs) and how STEM education experiences translate into careers. STEMconnector® has a particular emphasis on diversity and women.
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