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Former Home Depot Exec Gets International Award

A former executive from The Home Depot is being honored with the 2015 Global DIY Lifetime Award.

Jim Inglis, who worked as executive vice president for Home Depot from 1983 to 1996 and served on the retail giant’s corporate board of directors, will receive the award in June 2015, according to an article from DIYGlobal.com. Inglis has worked in the home improvement industry for 50 years, and has spent recent years serving as an independent consultant internationally.

The European DIY-Retail Association, European Federation of DIY Manufacturers and Global Home Improvement Network selected Inglis for the award.

“It’s a wonderful honor to receive this highly acclaimed prize at the end of my long career,” Inglis says in the article.

To read the story from DIYGlobal.com, click here.


About Kate Klein

Kate is profiles editor for Hardware Retailing magazine. She reports on news and industry events and writes about retailers' unique contributions to the independent home improvement sector. She graduated from Cedarville University in her home state of Ohio, where she earned a bachelor's degree in English and minored in creative writing. She loves being an aunt, teaching writing to kids, running, reading, farm living and, as Walt Whitman says, traveling the open road, “healthy, free, the world before me.”

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