GS1 Canada Announces New Senior Vice President, EPCglobal Canada and Traceability GS1 Canada Announces New Senior Vice President, EPCglobal Canada and Traceability
 
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GS1 Canada Announces New Senior Vice President, EPCglobal Canada and Traceability

TORONTO, ON, July 11, 2008 – GS1 Canada, the Canadian arm of one of the world’s most prominent non-profit supply chain standards organizations, is pleased to announce that John Keogh has joined the organization as Senior Vice President, EPCglobal Canada and Traceability.

In his new role, Mr. Keogh will lead the EPCglobal Canada mandate as well as the organization’s overall traceability strategy for Canada. Reporting to COO Eileen Mac Donald, Mr. Keogh will also take on the role of Chief Privacy Officer for the organization.

Prior to joining GS1 Canada, Mr. Keogh led the RFID and Supply Chain Portfolio for Hewlett-Packard Canada, leading teams in successfully crafting innovative solutions to solve critical business problems in multiple industries across Canada. In 2006, he was a founding member of GS1 Canada’s Public Policy Forum and has been an active member of the strategic advisory committee for EPCglobal Canada. For the past 2 years, he was co-chair of EPCglobal Inc. public policy sub-committee for consumer choice.

“We are very pleased to add such a seasoned professional to our Canadian leadership team,” said Eileen Mac Donald. “John’s wealth of knowledge and experience in supply chain, IT, RFID and privacy will provide strong leadership as we drive continued awareness and adoption of global standards for RFID and traceability in Canada.”

Mr. Keogh has 25 years of international management experience in all aspects of supply chain management and previously held senior management and executive leadership positions in IT, supply chain management and management consulting in Europe and Canada.

About GS1 Canada
GS1 Canada is a neutral, not-for-profit organization that promotes and maintains global standards for the identification of goods, locations and related e-commerce communication, and provides education and awareness of these global standards. Learn more at www.gs1ca.org.

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