Anders Grangard was born 1962 in Gothenburg (Sweden). He is the Director of the GS1 EDI at the GS1 Global Office in Brussels, Belgium. This includes GS1’s EDI standards GS1 EANCOM and GS1 XML as well as supporting technologies, such as Internet based technologies. Before joining GS1 in January 2006 he was Director International Relations within GS1 France. Mr. Grangard also has extensive experience in the development and implementation of EDI solutions within the automotive industry.
On the international level Anders Grangard is Vice Chair and member of the Bureau at UN/CEFACT - United Nations' centre for electronic business and trade facilitation. He has also chaired other international development groups including UN/EWG/T9 working group in charge of developing the next generation EDI “Object Oriented EDI” and the Technical Architecture group within the ebXML project.
Under the auspices of the MoU between GS1 and World Customs Organisation, WCO, Anders has been involved in several joint development and is the liaison to the Data Model Project Team, DMPT.