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DSM Receives Dean's Medal For Leadership in NutritionDSM Receives Dean's Medal For Leadership in Nutrition

December 5, 2013

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DSM Receives Dean's Medal For Leadership in Nutrition

HEERLEN, NetherlandsRoyal DSM N.V. was awarded Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Healths Dean Medal for its global corporate leadership to mitigate food insecurity, prevent hidden hunger and promote development in low-income countries.

Dean, Michael J. Klag, M.D., MPH, presented the schools highest honor to DSM Managing Board Member Stephan Tanda on Dec. 3 in Baltimore during a celebration marking the 100th anniversary of the discovery of vitamins.

As one of the world's leading micronutrients firm, DSM Nutritional Products supports Sight and Life, a humanitarian organization that provides advocacy, technical assistance and education to prevent hidden hunger. The company also partnered with the United Nations' World Food Programme to tackle food insecurity across the world.

I am proud to award the hidden hunger and undernutrition Deans Medal to DSM in recognition of the companys global service to public health and humanity," Klag said. DSM has been an invaluable and trusted collaborator for many years in research and in the commitment to stronger scholarship in human nutrition. We look forward to a bright future of working together to prevent micronutrient deficiencies around the world in the years ahead."

DSM also collaborates with the Johns Hopkins Center in Human Nutrition to support trials addressing micronutrient deficiencies in women and children.

We are committed to developing and delivering innovative nutrition solutions to public health issues such as hidden hunger an undernutrition, and are therefore incredibly honored to receive the Deans Medal from such a prestigious organization," Tanda said.

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