World-class speakers at MosBuild 2019’s DIY Forum


Don’t miss Sergio Giroldi, CEO of OBI, and John Herbert, General Secretary of EDRA, at this year’s DIY Forum.

The DIY Forum will take place over two days from 2-3 April 2019 as part of the 25th anniversary edition of MosBuild at Crocus Expo in Moscow.

The forum will feature a special presentation by Sergio Giroldi, CEO of OBI, which operates over 500 hypermarkets in 10 countries. After entering the Russian market in 2003, OBI has remained in the top three chains in the ‘DIY Retail Russia Top’ rating.

In a session on 3 April, Sergio Giroldi and John Herbert, General Secretary of EDRA, the world's largest association of DIY retail chains and material manufacturers, will answer questions on the development of the DIY construction materials market and DIY trade.

Representatives of senior management from the largest DIY chains will take part in the forum. The plenary session ‘DIY Chain Rating and Current Trends in 2019’ on 2 April will see the participation of:

  • Philippe Mougeot, Marketing Director, Leroy Merlin
  • Evgeny Movchan, General Director, Petrovich STD
  • Aleksey Fedorov, Managing Partner, 220 Volt
  • Maria Yevnevich, Member of the Board of Directors, Maxid
  • Yuri Xenafontov, Commercial Director, Baucenter
  • Ramil Kireev, General Director, 12 Months (Kazakhstan)
  • Vladimir Guriev, President, TD Vimos

The DIY Forum is a key business event for the Russian building and finishing materials market and DIY trade. In 2018, the forum saw over 500 industry experts take part, including the debut participation of a representative of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to ask questions on the development of the industry to leading experts. Send your questions to retail@infoline.spb.ru. Three people submitting the most interesting and original questions will be selected to receive a free ticket to the forum.

Detailed information on the topics, speakers, and links to presentations will be available in the final forum report, prepared by INFOLine.

Register now to attend the DIY Forum.

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