Kingfisher CEO takes on leadership of GHIN
[Above: Kingfisher CEO and EDRA/GHIN President Thierry Garnier shares retail and home improvement insights with EDRA/GHIN General Secretary John Herbert.]
Commenting on his appointment, Thierry Garnier said: “EDRA/ GHIN is a great international network, bringing together home improvement retailers from all over the world. I am honoured to have the opportunity to represent this fantastic industry, which plays a unique role in helping our customers improve their homes and their lives. From supporting people to make their homes more energy efficient, to developing the skills needed for the future, our sector can make a huge difference on some of the biggest challenges our societies face. We share a common passion about the positive difference we can make and EDRA/GHIN will continue to support our global industry as it keeps growing.”
Thierry has a Master’s Degrees in Engineering from École Polytechnique, Paris, and from École des Mines de Paris. He began his career with the French Civil Service before pursuing his passion for retail. In 2016, Thierry was awarded the Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur (France). He has been a member of the EDRA/GHIN Board since 2019.