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SIIA Congratulates Ursula Von Der Leyen on Election to be the Next European Commission President
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 17, 2019) – The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal association for the software, information, and digital content industries, today congratulates Ursula von der Leyen on her election as President of the European Commission.
SIIA President, Jeff Joseph, issued the following statement:
“SIIA congratulates Ms. Ursula von der Leyen on her selection as President of the European Commission. Ms. von der Leyen’s nomination was approved Tuesday by a vote in the European Parliament, making her the first woman to lead the executive body of the EU. SIIA looks forward to working with Ms. von der Leyen on a pro-innovation technology policy agenda that preserves transatlantic data flows.”
SIIA is an umbrella association that represents constituencies from technology, data and media companies. Through in-person and online business development opportunities, peer networking, corporate education, intellectual property protection and government relations, SIIA provides a network of resources for its 800+ member companies that drive innovation and growth. For more information, visit www.siia.net.