Berlin, 04 July 2014. PDF Association has significantly expanded its board of directors. The now ten-member-strong committee is composed of representatives from leading forces within the PDF industry, five from Europe and five from North America, increasing the PDF Associations clout as an international specialist association for PDF standards. Olaf Drümmer and Duff Johnson have been confirmed as the chairman and vice-chairman of the board respectively.
Our newly-elected board brings together ten of the worlds leading minds in the field of PDF technology, most of whom are also active on a global scale within and alongside their companies. This puts us in the best possible position to once again significantly expand our activities in Europe and especially in North America, said Olaf Drümmer.
The PDF Association board in detail:
Olaf Drümmer, callas software GmbH and axaio software GmbH
Duff Johnson, independent consultant and Project Leader of ISO 32000, the ISO-standardized PDF specification
Nora Calvillo, Adobe Systems Inc.
Peter Duff, Adlib Information Systems Inc.
François Fernandes, levigo solutions GmbH
Carsten Heiermann, LuraTech Europe GmbH
Andrew Holmes, Nitro Software Inc.
Hans-Joachim Hübner, Satz-Rechen-Zentrum (SRZ)
Matt Kuznicki, Datalogics Inc.
Dr. Bernd Wild, intarsys consulting GmbH
About the PDF Association
First established as the PDF/A Competence Center in 2006, today, the PDF Association is an international organization promoting awareness and adoption of open standards in digital document applications using PDF technology.
The association facilitates education, networking and communication, and the sharing of expertise and experience with interested parties worldwide. The current membership includes over 100 enterprises and numerous individual subject-matter experts from more than 20 countries.
The management board includes industry leaders from Adlib Information Systems Inc., Adobe Systems Inc., callas software GmbH, Datalogics Inc., intarsys consulting GmbH, levigo solutions GmbH, LuraTech Europe GmbH, Nitro Software Inc. und Satz-Rechen-Zentrum (SRZ) zusammen. The associations chairman is Olaf Drümmer, CEO of callas software GmbH. Duff Johnson, ISO Project Leader for ISO 32000, the PDF Standard, is the associations vice-chairman.
The staff of the PDF Association are dedicated to delivering the information, services and value the members have come to expect. Staff members of the PDF Association include: Alexandra Oettler (Editor) Betsy Fanning (Standards Director) Duff Johnson (Chief Executive Officer) Matthias Wagner (Operations Director) Nicole Gauger (Editor) Peter Wyatt (Chief Technology Officer) Thomas Zellmann (PDF Evangelist)