IFOY Patronage
Federal Minister for Economics and Climate Action



Dr. Robert Habeck, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action in Germany, is patron for the International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year (IFOY) AWARD.

Habeck has been in office as a federal minister since December 8, 2021. He was born in Lübeck in September 1969 and studied in Freiburg im Breisgau (German language and literature, philosophy and philology), Roskilde/Denmark (humanities) and Hamburg (literature and philosophy) from 1991 to 1996. He has been a member of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen since 2002. Habeck held the party chair from 2018 to 2022 before becoming a member of the Bundestag in 2021.

The IFOY AWARD has been under the patronage of the Federal Minister of Economics for more than ten years.