Novus International will host guests at its Global Headquarters in Missouri Research Park on June 16, for a celebration of the company's 20th anniversary in animal nutrition and agriculture. More than 500 guests from 30 countries will attend the celebration ceremony as the company honors its partners and customers for their business.

Confirmed speakers at the anniversary celebration event include Missouri Governor Jeremiah "Jay" Nixon; Thad Simons, Novus president and chief executive; Dr. John Hagler, Missouri director of agriculture; Dr. William H. Danforth, Danforth Plant Science Center; and Dr. Marcos Fava Neves, professor at University Sao Paulo, Brazil, and author of The Future of Food Business. 

Novus will also continue to host appreciation celebrations for customers and partners at its facilities throughout the world, including China, Belgium, Brazil, Spain, Thailand and Australia.

“‘Innovation with Integrity’ has been a central attribute of Novus’ culture from the beginning, and our heritage has been built on developing innovative, science-based health through nutrition products for livestock, pets and people,” Simons said. “We are very proud of our global network of employees, customers and partnerships and excited to celebrate with the many people who support our continued growth and success.”