GS1 Ireland appoints new Head of Technical Standards & ICT

Mr. Seán Dennison has been appointed as the new Head of Technical Standards and ICT at GS1 Ireland.

Sean DennisonMr. Dennison comes to GS1 from BWG Foods where he held the role of Head of Corporate ICT and Development. Mr. Dennison also served for three years as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of GS1 Ireland.

Commenting on the announcement Chief Executive, Mike Byrne, said “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Seán Dennison to our senior management team in GS1 Ireland. With some 76% of GS1 Ireland’s 3,000+ membership and licence holders drawn from the Retail, Grocery and FMCG sectors, Seán brings a wealth of relevant and practical industry knowledge and experience to our organisation. His appointment will position GS1 Ireland well in the continued development of supply chain efficiency solutions for the benefit of members in Ireland and globally”.

Seán has over 30 years’ experience in the IT arena having worked with a number of the big names in FMCG manufacturing, distribution and retailing in Ireland including BWG Foods, Topaz, Statoil and Kerry Foods. He also worked with IBM and Cúram Software in the development of Healthcare Systems.

A member of Engineers Ireland, he has a degree in Civil Engineering from Trinity College, Dublin; a post graduate diploma in Applied Computing from the University of Limerick and a Masters in Management of Information Systems, also from Trinity College.

In his role with GS1 Ireland Seán will be responsible for managing the deployment of GS1 standards to support for GS1 Ireland’s three thousand members across 20 sectors including Retail/Consumer Packaged Goods, Healthcare, Transport & Logistics and Apparel. View Seán Dennison's profile.

For more information please contact:
Maria Svejdar
Marketing Manager, GS1 Ireland
T: +353 1 208 0682
M: +353 86 835 9457

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