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Global DIY Summit's keynote speaker revealed

Published: 4 February 2019 - Kiran Grewal

The Global DIY Summit has announced that John Venhuizen, president and CEO of Ace Hardware, will be the Global DIY Summit’s Keynote Speaker in Dublin on the 6th of June 2019.

As head of the World’s largest Hardware Retail Cooperative, serving over 4,900 stores, Ace Hardware has had increasing success, being globally trusted and locally embraced by the consumers in its 63 countries of operation.

All but 100 of Ace Hardware’s 4,900 global stores are locally owned and operated by the store-owners, who are also the only shareholders in the company.

The Global DIY Summit has said John Venhuizen’s powerful message will be on management and his and his team’s passion for service for his independent retailers. 

To join other managers at our next Global DIY Summit taking place from 5 to 7 June 2019 in the European headquarters of many of the world’s leading corporations, Dublin, visit: 




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