Company Honored with Stevie® Award in 2016 American Business Awards

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRI), a leading provider of weight loss management products and services, was named the winner of a Stevie® Award in the Customer Service Department of the Year category in the 14th Annual American Business Awards.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations — public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

More than 3,400 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. Nutrisystem was nominated in the Customer Service category for Health Products and Services.

“We are so proud of our Contact Center team for winning this prestigious national business award,” commented Dawn Zier, CEO of Nutrisystem. “Our Contact Center is the epicenter of our iconic brand. As an industry leader, we take our role in combatting the nation’s obesity epidemic seriously and it is evident in the tone and level of professionalism in our Contact Center.”

“Many of our customers credit the humanity of our Contact Center to their success. Our team is talented, inspired and conduct themselves in a way that honors the importance of the customer’s weight loss journey. We look forward to continuing to operate with excellence in supporting our customers on their journey,” added Bill MacBride, SVP of Customer Care Operations at Nutrisystem.

More than 250 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners. “The judges were extremely impressed with the quality of entries we received this year. The competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

Judges specifically commenting on Nutrisystem’s award submission relayed the following feedback:

  • “Your pride in your mission shows, as does the understanding of the customer service team’s place in your business model.”
  • “Great focus on the importance of the customer and how important personal engagements are with them.”
  • “Nutrisystem’s customer service department has two roles — the traditional role of customer support calls, and the role of advocate for both Nutrisystem and its customers, encouraging customers in their weight loss goals and establishing Nutrisystem as a partner in the journey. This balance is performed nicely.”

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2016 Stevie winners are available at

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About Nutrisystem, Inc.

Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRI) is a leader in the weight loss industry, having helped millions of people lose weight over the course of more than 40 years. The Company’s weight loss solutions include Nutrisystem® My Way®, Fast 5, and Turbo 10, all clinically tested, structured food delivery programs that come with the digital platform NuMi® by Nutrisystem. Additionally, the Company offers multi-day kits and individual products available at select retail outlets. The Company’s current product line offers customers the most meal choices, including more than 150 or more foods with no artificial colors, flavors or sweetners. Nutrisystem provides customers the flexibility to align their diet with the US Healthy Eating Meal Pattern, as recommended by the USDA Dietary Guidelines. Plans include comprehensive counseling options from trained weight loss coaches, registered dietitians and certified diabetes educators and can be customized to specific dietary needs and preferences including the Nutrisystem® D® program for people with Type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes. In December of 2015, the Company purchased the South Beach Diet brand. For more information, go to

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations 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