PERTH, AUSTRALIA and GREER, SC--(Marketwired - May 10, 2016) - Alexium International Group Limited ("Alexium," "the Company") (ASX: AJX) (OTCQX: AXXIY) Alexium CEO Nicholas Clark has been selected a Stevie® Bronze winner as Executive of the Year in the 14th annual American Business Awards competition, and will be presented with the award at the organization's Gala in New York, New York, on 20 June 2016.

Clark's recognition by the premiere business awards program in the United States came in the category of "All Other Industries," one of 10 categories in the Executive of the Year competition. More than 10,000 entries per year from organizations around the world are received by the Stevie Awards.

"Nick's dedication and his superb leadership as CEO have been essential as Alexium has developed from a start-up, R & D firm into a commercial-oriented enterprise with global reach," said Gavin Rezos, Executive Chairman, Alexium Board of Directors. "We are pleased that Nick has been recognized by the American Business Awards for his important contributions."

Clark's nomination and subsequent award was based on a vast review in a number of areas, being management, leadership and strategy. In addition to his strong academic background and success as an accomplished entrepreneur, his achievements in rebuilding Alexium and taking it to a growth business was highly regarded.

"The Stevie award is an indication of Alexium's influence in the market, and joining the ranks of other winners such as Lockheed Martin, T Mobile, Accenture and John Hancock Financial Services is an honor," Clark said. "At Alexium, we have a talented team which has developed innovative and environmentally friendly flame retardant products that are strengthening human safety and health in a wide range of applications from textiles to military equipment to resins."

About the Stevie Awards
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About Alexium
Alexium International Group Limited (ASX: AJX, AX:AJX OTC QX: AXXIY) holds proprietary patent applications for a process developed initially by the U.S. Department of Defense, which allows for the surface modification and attachment of nano-particles or multiple chemical functional groups to surfaces or substrates to provide functions such as fire retardancy, water proofing, oil proofing, and anti-microbial treatments. Applications under development include but are not limited to textiles, paints, and packaging, glass and building materials. Alexium's fire retardant chemical treatments are currently marketed for different fabric markets under the Alexiflam™, Ascalon™, Nycolon™, Nuvalon™, and Polytron™, Omnitron™ and Bactron™ trademarks. For additional information about Alexium, please visit

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