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GLEIF Appoints Karla McKenna as Head of Standards


  • Date: 2015-06-10

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF), supporting the global rollout of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI), announced the appointment of Karla McKenna as its new Head of Standards with immediate effect. Ms. McKenna, an internationally renowned specialist in the area of financial services standards, is responsible for facilitating the development and implementation of GLEIF standards and leveraging international standards from organizations such as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) to maximize data quality and the operational integrity of the Global LEI System. As a result, services provided by GLEIF will empower market participants to fully realize the benefits of adopting the LEI.