With record-level growth and numerous international accolades, Nu Skin has a lot to celebrate this year. At the heart of our success are our people. Blake is a phenomenal leader, and he is very deserving of this esteemed award
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Provo, Utah (PRWEB) September 18, 2009
Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE:NUS) was recognized in seven major categories last night at the International Business Awards ceremony in New York City. Founder and Chairman of the Board Blake M. Roney was named the 2009 Chairman of the Year. Nu Skin Korea was honored as the Most Innovative Company in Asia.
Nu Skin Enterprises is one of only two direct selling companies to ever receive an International Business Award and the only direct selling company to win more than one. This accolade comes during a year of celebration for Nu Skin Enterprises as the company commemorates 25 years of business success.
"With record-level growth and numerous international accolades, Nu Skin has a lot to celebrate this year. At the heart of our success are our people. Blake is a phenomenal leader, and he is very deserving of this esteemed award," said Truman Hunt, president and CEO of Nu Skin Enterprises.
"Blake Roney built this company on a solid foundation of values such as innovation, hard work and generosity, and those values have been the reason behind much of the company's 25 years of success. Likewise, Nu Skin Korea, under the direction of Luke Yoo, has continued to be a significant contributor to Nu Skin's growth and its innovative sales initiatives have served as a catalyst for growth throughout the our organization.
This is Nu Skin's second win for its Korean operations, named Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program in Asia by the International Business Awards in 2008. Nu Skin's history of Stevies nods includes two American Business Awards, one for Most Innovative Company in 2005 and another for Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program in 2007, as well as two corporate finalist recognitions in both the American and International Business Awards competitions.
Additional Nu Skin finalists at this year's International Business Awards included two Corporate Social Responsibility nominations (Taiwan), two Marketing Campaign of the Year nominations (Taiwan) and Executive of the Year for Asia recognition for Nu Skin Korea's President and General Manager Luke Yoo.
About The Stevie Awards
Nicknamed the Stevie® for the Greek word "crowned," the Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at http://www.stevieawards.com.
For 25 years, Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. has been demonstrating its tradition of innovation through its comprehensive anti-aging product portfolio, independent business opportunity and corporate social responsibility initiatives.
Nu Skin's scientific leadership in both skin care and nutrition has established Nu Skin as a premier anti-aging company, evidenced in its patent-pending ageLOC™ technology and flagship products including the Galvanic Spa® System II, Tru Face® Essence Ultra, LifePak® Nano and the g3® nutrition beverage.
A global direct selling company, Nu Skin operates in 48 markets throughout Asia, the Americas and Europe and has more than 750,000 independent sales representatives. Nu Skin Enterprises is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "NUS."