The International Pre – Selection Jury of the CINET Global Best Practices Awards decided that the Lifetime Award 2018 will be presented to Martin Kannegiesser of Herbert Kannegiesser Germany.

Martin Kannegiesser has accepted to receive this award during the Global Best Practices Awards Ceremony, which rakes place on 19 October during Expo Detergo in Milan, Italy.

Becoming owner of Herbert Kannegiesser at an early age, he has managed to develop and follow internationalisation over decades, continuously focusing on complete system-solutions and new international partnerships. Kannegiesser has also been President of Gesamtmetall in Germany.

It is only the second time CINET has presented a lifetime award. The first lifetime award was given in cooperation with WRP, to Prof. Dr. J. Kurz of the Hohenstein Institute during the Global Best Practices Award ceremony at Texcare International in 2016.