Rayovac®, a worldwide leader in battery power and innovation, has earned two prestigious International Stevie Awards titles for their Mercury Free Hearing Aid Batteries. In The 2011 International Business Awards, the batteries earned the top honor for the Environmental Responsibility Program of the Year in Canada and U.S.A. And in the Health Products & Service category, they earned a Distinguished Honoree medal in the Best New Product or Service of the Year.
The International Business Awards are the only global, all-encompassing business awards program honoring great performances in business. Nicknamed the Stevie® for the Greek word “crowned,” the awards will be presented to honorees at a gala event on October 11, 2011 in the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Recipients of International Stevie Award trophies were selected from more than 3,000 entries received from organizations and individuals in more than 40 nations. Organizations all over the world are eligible to compete in The International Business Awards, and can enter in any of more than 40 categories from Company of the Year and Best New Product of the Year to Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year and Executive of the Year.
“We are honored that Rayovac Mercury Free hearing aid batteries have been selected to win both an International Business Award and the Distinguished Honoree Medal. These awards, as well as our recent Queen’s Award for Innovation in the UK, are an affirmation that our efforts to create the world’s best performing Mercury Free hearing aid batteries has met with great success,” said Randy Raymond, Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing, Hearing Aid Batteries for Rayovac.
Honorees were determined through two rounds of judging by close to 200 professionals worldwide.
“These awards are a testament to Rayovac’s commitment to innovation, to the environment and to supplying consumers and the industry with the world’s best performing Mercury Free hearing aid batteries,” Raymond said.
Complete lists of honorees and other details are available at www.stevieawards.com/iba