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Iņaki Maillard Appointed New Global DIY-Summit MD


The Global DIY-Summit, the world's leading international networking event for the home improvement industry, announced today the appointment of Iñaki Maillard as its new Managing Director.

Mr. Maillard brings extensive leadership and a wealth of experience to the role. He has a deep understanding of the industry and a proven track record of driving growth and innovation, as well as building strong relationships with stakeholders and industry partners.

In this new role, Mr. Maillard will be responsible for leading the Global DIY-Summit's efforts to bring together the world's top home improvement retailers, manufacturers, and stakeholders to discuss and showcase the latest trends, products, and innovations in the industry.

Iñaki Maillard will also share with John W. Herbert the position of Managing Director of Fediyma EDRA Kongress GmbH, the company in charge of organising the Global DIYSummit. “I am  delighted that Iñaki Maillard has now been appointed joint Managing Director of the Fediyma EDRA Kongress GmbH along with me and will be responsible to the day-today operations of this annual event. Iñaki has proven, over the past 12 years he has been working for the Global DIY-Summit, to be a brilliant creative and innovative organiser and had played a major part in the year to year increasing success of this event,” said John W. Herbert.

"I am honoured and excited to take on this role and to work with the talented team at the Global DIY-Summit to support our partners and the industry as a whole," said Iñaki Maillard. "Together, we will build on the company's strong foundation to drive meaningful change and growth for the home improvement and garden industry worldwide."

The Global DIY-Summit is the world's leading international home improvement and gardening congress. Held annually, the event brings together the world's top retailers, manufacturers, and key stakeholders from our sector to discuss and showcase the latest trends, products, and innovations in the industry. 

Fediyma EDRA Kongress GmbH is the company in charge of organising the Global DIY-Summit, the Virtual DIY-Summit, and the Global DIY Webinar Series. This enterprise creates the content strategy for all its events and contributes to the development of the Global DIY-Summit brand. Fediyma EDRA Kongress GmbH is committed to promoting the growth and sustainability of the home improvement and garden sector. 

Source : Global DIY-Summit

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18 April 2023

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