Dave DeLaus to Help Lead GS1 US Strategy to Drive Greater Standards Adoption and Usage
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (December 4, 2017) – Dave DeLaus, senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of Wegmans Food Markets has been appointed to the GS1 US® Board of Governors. He will help guide the GS1 US strategy for driving adoption and usage of GS1 Standards across multiple industries to enhance supply chain and e-commerce efficiencies as well as in-store and digital shopping experience for consumers. GS1 Standards uniquely identify products, services and locations globally, and are the most widely used information standards in the world.
Mr. DeLaus is a retail grocery and technology veteran, having served several executive leadership roles throughout his 31-year tenure at Wegmans. Most recently, as senior vice president and CIO, he is responsible for the vision, strategy, and execution of all information systems powering the company. Previously, he was vice president of IT development and held other leadership roles in operations, support, and procurement across the organization. Mr. DeLaus also serves as chairman of the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Technology Leadership Board and is the programs co-chair for the Western New York chapter of the Society for Information Management.
“With an impressive career spanning three decades at Wegmans, Dave’s unique perspective will be influential in guiding how GS1 Standards can help solve business challenges for industry,” said Bob Carpenter, president and CEO of GS1 US. “The retail grocery industry is transforming rapidly and Dave’s expertise is invaluable as we continue to strive for greater product transparency and traceability as well as a seamless shopping experience to meet the growing needs of consumers.”
The GS1 US Board of Governors includes executives from 20 leading organizations including: Campbell’s Soup Company; The Coca-Cola Company; eBay Inc.; The J.M. Smucker Company; Johnson & Johnson; Macy’s, Inc.; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Pensiamo, Inc.; Procter & Gamble; Publix Super Markets; PVH Corp.; Quality Supply Chain Co-op, Inc.; QVC, Inc.; Sysco Corporation; Wakefern Food Corporation; Walmart; and Wegmans Food Markets. The full list is available at www.gs1us.org/about-gs1-us/corporate/board-of-governors.
About GS1 US
GS1 US, a member of GS1®, is an information standards organization that brings industry communities together to solve supply chain problems through the adoption and implementation of GS1 Standards. More than 300,000 businesses in 25 industries rely on GS1 US for trading-partner collaboration and for maximizing the cost effectiveness, speed, visibility, security and sustainability of their business processes. They achieve these benefits through solutions based on GS1 global unique numbering and identification systems, barcodes, Electronic Product Code (EPC®)-based Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), data synchronization, and electronic information exchange. GS1 US also manages the United Nations Standard Products and Services Code® (UNSPSC®). www.gs1us.org
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