Iñaki Maillard will be the new general manager for the Global DIY Summit, reporting directly to chairmen, co-founders and official moderators Ralf Rahmede and John Herbert.
Mr Maillard previously served as communications and marketing manager for the summit, a role he has held for the past six years. Prior to that, he worked as correspondent at Thomson Reuters Mexico and Deutsche Welle Germany.
Said Mr Maillard, “This is a recognition for many years of hard work developing a top class event for our industry. The Global DIY Summit’s success is the result of teamwork and commitment from all the people involved in it. I thank Ralf and John for giving me this opportunity.“