ROANOKE, VA– Roy D’Ardenne has been appointed to the U.S. delegation of the international body responsible for the global system of quality management standards.

The ISO9001 standard, introduced in 1987, has been adopted in 91 countries. D’Ardenne, president of D’Ardenne Associates, a leader in ISO management standard services and training, will be among a select few reviewing the standards in 2013 as part of US TAG to TC 176.

“We’re delighted and humbled to be selected for this outstanding honor in our industry,” D’Ardenne says. “It is such a privilege to have the opportunity to be involved at the very highest level of ISO, the International Organization for Standardization.”