January 25, 2012 09:00 ET

GXS Expert Appointed to Executive Committee of European E-Invoicing Solutions Providers Association (EESPA)

To Promote Public Dialogue on Key Issues Including Legislation, Standards and Data Privacy

SUNBURY, UK--(Marketwire - Jan 25, 2012) - GXS™, a leading provider of business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce solutions, today announced that Nigel Taylor, GXS global head of e-invoicing, has joined the executive committee of the European E-Invoicing Solutions Providers Association (EESPA) following his nomination and voting at the recent annual general meeting. Taylor was selected for his extensive e-invoicing expertise and proven commitment to advocating and supporting the widespread adoption of e-invoicing by engaging in public policy debate and recommending best practices within European forums. His appointment to this executive committee demonstrates GXS's industry leading expertise in providing compliant e-invoicing solutions and in helping companies around the world with moving from paper to electronic invoices.

"GXS is deeply involved in helping customers to understand the opportunities and challenges associated with e-invoicing adoption, which can range from cost savings to improved governance and supplier relationships," commented Nigel Taylor, global head of e-invoicing, GXS. "The European Commission has stated that e-invoicing should be the primary method of invoicing by 2020, and I am delighted to have been voted onto the EESPA executive committee to help to support this goal."

Nigel has also presented extensively on e-invoicing, including recent educational webinars, "Lost in the Hype of e -invoicing. Don't know where to begin?" and "How to Build a Believable (But Compelling) e-invoicing Business Case".

For more information about e-invoicing visit our new informational and educational site, E-Invoicing Basics, at

About GXS
GXS is a leading B2B integration services provider and operates the world's largest integration cloud, GXS Trading Grid®. Our software and services help more than 400,000 businesses, including 75 percent of the Fortune 500 and 23 of the top 25 supply chains, extend their partner networks, automate receiving processes, manage electronic payments, and improve supply chain visibility. GXS Managed Services, our unique approach to improving B2B integration operations, combines GXS Trading Grid® with our process orchestration services and global team to manage a company's multi-enterprise processes. Based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, GXS has direct operations in 20 countries, employing more than 2,300 professionals. To learn more, see, read our blog at, follow us on Twitter at and join us on LinkedIn at You can also access our public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission at


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Contact Information

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    Denise Oakley
    Marketing Programmes International, GXS
    Tel: +44 (0) 1932 776408 / +44 (0) 7768 537 481