Cameroon and Myanmar welcomed during the General Assembly in Istanbul.
GS1 is pleased to announce the induction of two new Member Organisations.
GS1 President and CEO, Miguel A. Lopera, and GS1 Management Board Chair, Kathryn Wengel, welcomed GS1 Cameroon and GS1 Myanmar during the GS1 General Assembly in Istanbul on 22 May 2019. This brings the total number of GS1 Member Organisations to 114.
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