Denise Oakley, GXS’ international marketing director has been named vice-chair of the EDIFICE industry association – the first time a vendor member has ever made it to the board.
EDIFICE is the European user group for the Electronics Industry that supports the adoption and promotion of B2B standards in the industry.
Members of EDIFICE include computing, electronics and telecommunications companies as well as the vendors that serve them.
The association drives and enables global standardised B2B adoption in Europe through best practices, information sharing and influencing of standards development.
The European electronics industry adopted UN/EDIFACT as the global standard for traditional EDI applications and RosettaNet for XML-based B2B transactions.