John Herbert receives lifetime achievement award

BONN, Germany — Well-known industry spokesperson John W. Herbert has been honoured by the German retail home improvement industry as the DIY Lifetime Award recipient for 2017. The prize is awarded annually by the German DIY retail association BHB and Dähne Verlag, publisher of DIY International magazine. Herbert is general secretary of EDRA, the European DIY retail association, as well as the global network Ghin. Recognised as a renowned trade expert and a friend of HARDLINES , he has spoken frequently at the annual Hardlines Conference, most recently in 2017.

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