The Executive Committee of the Ghent Workgroup heads the organization and carries its day to day work. Currently the Executive Committee consists of seven positions; all seven positions are filled by people selected by the complete Ghent Workgroup. Each year half of the positions become available; new representatives are chosen from a list of candidates put forward by the member organizations.

The positions in the Executive Committee are open for association and vendor members both, with the exception of the Chair position which can only be filled by association members. Click on their image to learn more about them.

Technical Officer

Technical Officer The Technical Officer provides input on technology related issues, serves as liaison between the Workgroup and any technical sub-committees and oversees development of the reference implementations. Andrew Bailes-Collins…

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Chair The Chair shall be the Chief Officer of the Workgroup; shall, subject to the control of the Executive Committee and the Members, have general supervision, direction and control of…

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Vice Chair

Vice Chair The Vice Chair supports the chair by giving guidance and support. In case of absence or disability of the Chair, the Vice Chair performs all functions of the…

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Executive Director

Executive Director The Executive Director shall manage all day-to-day activities of the Workgroup; coordinates and schedules Workgroup meetings; serves as focal point for internal communication including meeting agendas, meeting minutes…

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Treasurer

Treasurer Frank Vyncke (HYBRID Software) Frank studied at the KU Leuven, and after this he immediately started as developer for Barco Graphics (now Esko) in 1989. There he learned the needs of…

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Marketing Officer

Christian has over 25 years of experience in the Graphic Arts industry, having worked in both Packaging and on the Computing/Software side. With his in-depth knowledge of the graphic supply chain market to the forefront and his strong technological and technical expertise, he is now one of the most recognized experts of the market.

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Documentation Officer

Documentation Officer Živko Pavlović (University of Novi Sad) Živko is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of technical sciences, department of Graphical engineering and design (https://www.grid.uns.ac.rs) in Novi Sad, Serbia,…

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