Jacques Dikansky received the Innovation prize at the Entrepreneur of The Year 2006 awards


Jacques Dikansky, President and C.E.O. of Naturex, has just received the Innovation prize, award delivered by Ernst & Young and the magazine ?L'entreprise?.

Created in 1986 in the United States , the Entrepreneur Of The Year award ceremony has been exported to France since 1993. Every year, this award ceremony honors the vital contributions of entrepreneurs ? the leaders and creators who build and sustain world-class businesses that are a testament to economic growth, environment commitment, leadership achievement, and social responsibility.

Nominees have been selected from the top 100 dynamic and profitable companies' classification established by ?L'Entreprise? magazine, taking the following factors into consideration:

From this classification, Ernst & Young experts studied the work history of the companies' C.E.O.s: strategic decisions, financial data, international growth, R&D efforts, and growth forecasts.

This award celebrates Jacques Dikansky strategy of human and financial investments in Science: 10 % of the Naturex staff committed to R&D and an investment each year of more than one million € ($1.2 million) in R&D material. These investments enable Naturex to remain up-to-date with the latest innovations, a key factor in the targeted markets, and to promptly provide tailor-made solutions to its clients.

Heaquartered in Avignon (France), Naturex was created in 1992 by Jacques Dikansky. Naturex has become an established company with an excellent reputation for innovation and prompt product delivery. Naturex has experienced consistent growth. Naturex is an international company with nearly 90% of its sales abroad. Naturex has facilities in France , Morocco and the United States and a representative office in Singapore .

NATUREX is listed since October 1996 - Eurolist by Euronext Paris - Segment C
ISIN Code: FR0000054694 - Reuters: NATU.LN Bloomberg: NTRX

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