Dennis Black joins GMDN Agency Board of Trustees

9 January 2024

The Global Medical Device Nomenclature (GMDN) Agency has welcomed Dennis Black as a member of the Agency’s Board of Trustees.

Dennis Black is UDI Program Director at BD which is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world.

Dennis has over 30 years of experience in the medical device industry and has worked in a variety of roles and functions.

Dennis Black, Board Member at the GMDN Agency, said:
“I’m looking forward to meeting with the GMDN Agency team and Board and getting to work on supporting the GMDN Agency in its goals and aims.

“I currently collaborate closely with various industry participants in organizations such as AdvaMed, MedTech Europe and GS1 to solve a variety of UDI related challenges.  So, I have strong industry relationships across the stakeholders of the GMDN Agency as well as an understanding of the challenges that the Agency and the industry face.”

John Wilkinson, Chair of the Board of Trustees at the GMDN Agency
, said: “I’d like to extend a warm welcome to Dennis on behalf of myself and my fellow board members. He is joining at an exciting time for the GMDN Agency as we continue our mission to be the global leader in naming, describing and unambiguously identifying medical devices for the protection of patients.

“The experience that Dennis will bring to the role will add value to our leadership team and help shape and implement our strategy moving forward.”