CCIA Welcomes Incoming Article 29 Chair

BY Heather Greenfield
February 7, 2018

Brussels, BELGIUM — Today, the head of the Austrian Data Protection Authority Andrea Jelinek was elected as the new Chairwoman of the Article 29 Working Party. With her election today, Jelinek is also likely to become the first Chair of the European Data Protection Board when the General Data Protection Regulation enters into force on May 25, 2018.

The following can be attributed to Alexandre Roure, Senior Manager, Public Policy, at the Computer & Communications Industry Association:

“We congratulate Ms. Jelinek and look forward to working with her and her colleagues to ensure a smooth and consistent application across Europe of the new EU data protection framework.”

For media inquiries, please contact: Heather Greenfield hgreenfield@ccianet.org

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