»Trade is all about knowing where the best sources of supply are located worldwide and to use them to offer consumers products at the best possible price-quality ratio.«
Since 2001, Andreas Back has been heading the quality and environmental management divi-sion of the Bornheim/Landau-based home-improvement chain Hornbach Baumarkt Plc. Since joining the company in 1995, Mr. Back has held positions in various areas, including in Operations and Logistics.
Since 2011, Mr. Back has been engaged as an honorary representative of the pan-German retail sector on the board of the National Register for Waste Electric Equipment (Stiftung ear). Since 2008, he has also been active as honorary spokesman for the working group Environment & CSR of the trade association DIY, Building and Garden (BHB). Between 2005 and 2009 Mr. Back was a management board member of the Economic Chamber of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Working Group Germany.