Dr. Matthias Redlefsen, Managing Director of Ernst Benary Samenzucht GmbH, accepted his award as entrepreneur of the year during the gala of the TASPO Awards in Berlin.
During his acceptance speech, Matthias pointed out the positive power of the company's products and invited the entire industry to make use of that competitive advantage: "Plants make people happy. Period."
TASPO Gold Award for Dr. Matthias Redlefsen
His wife, Klaudia Benary-Redlefsen, Nick ten Pas, also managing director of Benary, and Nick's wife Mei Lie Tan, accompanied Matthias to the glamourous gala performance.
From left to right: Moderator Steven Gätjen, MeiLie Tan, Klaudia Benary-Redlefsen, Dr. Matthias Redlefsen and Nick ten Pas
The yearly Gold Award of TASPO is dedicated to an outstanding entrepreneurial personality who rendered special attention in the horticultural industry.
The jury awarded people, ideas and concepts in overall 18 different categories regarding new milestones in products, companies, marketing and management.