GS1 US® announced this month the appointment of GSF’s Brian Dick, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, to the organization’s Board of Governors, along with eBay’s Scott Gaffney, Vice President, Product and Engineering for search, browse, search engine optimization (SEO) and search monetization. In this role, Brian joins an accomplished group of leaders who help guide the GS1 US strategy to drive greater adoption and use of GS1 Standards across healthcare, apparel, general merchandise, retail grocery and foodservice sectors to increase supply chain efficiency and visibility.
“The expertise of these executives, coming from two of the world’s most innovative companies in e-commerce, will be instrumental as we continue to support our members with their own supply chain challenges and digital transformation initiatives,” said GS1 US President and Chief Executive Officer Bob Carpenter. “As business challenges persist, Scott’s and Brian’s skill sets will aid in the optimization of our members’ supply chains to meet the needs of today’s curious and connected consumers.”
The GS1 US Board of Governors comprises executives from leading organizations, including Amazon; The Coca-Cola Company; Dot Foods, Inc.; eBay, Inc.; Golden State Foods; Google; The J.M. Smucker Company; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; PepsiCo; The Procter & Gamble Company; Publix, Inc.; PVH Corp.; Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada; Sysco Corporation; Topco Associates LLC; Wakefern Food Corp.; and Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
A member of GS1 global, GS1 US is a not-for-profit information standards organization that facilitates industry collaboration to help improve supply chain visibility and efficiency through the use of GS1 Standards, the most widely used supply chain standards system in the world. Nearly 300,000 businesses in 25 industries rely on GS1 US for trading partner collaboration that optimizes their supply chains, drives cost performance and revenue growth, while also enabling regulatory compliance. They achieve these benefits through solutions based on GS1 global unique numbering and identification systems, barcodes, Electronic Product Code (EPC®)-based RFID, data synchronization and electronic information exchange. GS1 US also manages the United Nations Standard Products and Services Code® (UNSPSC®).