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ANSI Appoints George Gulla as Vice President of Publications

New York, Mar 17, 2008

fingerprintThe American National Standards Institute (ANSI), a private not-for-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S. standardization and conformity assessment system, has announced the appointment of Mr. George Gulla as its new vice president of publications.

Gulla, a career professional in the development and delivery of information services for industry, government, academia and consumers, was selected by ANSI president and CEO, Mr. S. Joe Bhatia, following an intensive nationwide search; he will join staff in the Institute’s New York City office on Monday, March 31, 2008.

A 15-year veteran of Standard & Poor’s, Gulla’s skills and expertise spans across financial and investment services to more consumer-focused Internet-based initiatives. He transitions to ANSI from his former position as vice president and general manager, reference market services.

“George has extensive global experience and an outstanding record of accomplishment, said Bhatia. “He is known for his ability to develop innovative solutions to problems, execute plans that satisfy customer needs, and strengthen business relationships – while also facilitating sustainable revenue growth. We look forward to welcoming him as the newest member of ANSI’s management team.”

“The more I learn about the standards and conformity assessment community, the more admiration and respect I have for ANSI and its stakeholders,” said Gulla. “I welcome the opportunity to make substantial contributions that will grow the Institute’s business, enhance our regional and global presence, and build strategic partnerships. Above all, my objective is to meet and exceed the needs of ANSI’s customers and members.”

Mr. Gulla holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and international business from New York University. He is a member of several professional associations, including the Special Libraries Association and the American Library Association. He lives with his wife and son in New York City.

ANSI is a private non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance U.S. global competitiveness and the American quality of life by promoting, facilitating, and safeguarding the integrity of the voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system. Its membership is comprised of businesses, professional societies and trade associations, standards developers, government agencies, and consumer and labor organizations. The Institute represents the diverse interests of more than 125,000 companies and organizations and 3.5 million professionals worldwide.

The Institute is the official U.S. representative to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and, via the U.S. National Committee, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), and is a U.S. representative to the International Accreditation Forum (IAF).

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