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AFNOR timeline of key dates

 

1st  january 2014

AFNOR and UTE come together.

 

January 2013

Olivier Peyrat is appointed Vice-President (finance) of ISO.

 

22 June 2011

 
 

Claude Satinet is elected Chairman of AFNOR. François Ailleret becomes Honorary Chairman.

 

January 2011

 
 

AFNOR Certification changes the identity of its certification marks including AFAQ and NF.

 

16 June 2009

Publication of Decree No. 2009-697 related to standardization.

 

26 January 2009

Ile-de-France region staff teams aggregated at the AFNOR Group's La Plaine Saint-Denis HQ.

 

2006

Olivier Peyrat is elected Chairman of the ISO Committee on conformity assessment (CASCO).

 

23 December 2004

The AFNOR and the AFAQ merge to form the AFNOR Group, with the AFNOR association shouldered by three business subsidiaries.

 

1 October 2004

AFNOR welcomes in Lyon the CEN General Assembly.

 

2003

 
 

François Ailleret is elected Chairman of AFNOR. Henri Martre becomes Honorary Chairman.

 
 

Olivier Peyrat appointed AFNOR CEO.

 

2002

Alan Bryden is elected General Secretary of ISO. He succeeds Larry Eicher (USA).

 

October 1999

 
 

Alan Bryden appointed AFNOR CEO. He succeeds Bernard Vaucelle.
1995

 

1995

 
 

Marks the first AFAQ ISO 14001 (environmental management) certificate awarded.

 

September 1994

AFNOR welcomes in Nice the ISO-CEI General Assembly.

 

1993

 
 

Henri Martre is elected Chairman of AFNOR. Philippe Boulin becomes Honorary Chairman.

 
 

Creation of the Institut de Certification des Auditeurs (ICA; Auditors Certification Institute).

 

22 December 1992

 
 

NF mark issued in food industry and services sector-specific NF label formats.

 

June 1989

 
 

Date marking the first AFAQ ISO 9001 certificate awarded.

 

20 July 1988

The AFAQ, Association Française d’Assurance de la Qualité (French Association for Quality Assurance) founded as a certification body in response to the emergence of ISO 9000 standards as first-choice toolkits for structuring business-led quality policy. Jacques Texier is elected Chairman of AFAQ, Olivier Peyrat is appointed CEO.

 

April 1984

 
 

Philippe Boulin is elected Chairman of AFNOR.

 

26 January 1984

Publication of Decree No. 84-74 awarding AFNOR a general interest mission related to standardization.

 

December 1977

 
 

Bernard Vaucelle appointed AFNOR CEO.

 

23 March 1961

 

The CEN (European Committee for Standardization) is founded by national standardization associations from EEC and EFTA member nations. Secretariat responsibility is handed to AFNOR during the launch phase.

 

27 June 1949

AFNOR welcomes in La Sorbonne in Paris the ISO General Assembly.

 

23 February 1947

 
 

The ISO, International Organization for Standardization, is founded, with the AFNOR playing a decisive role.

 

5 March 1943

AFNOR is decreed a recognized public-benefit utility.

 

10 January 1939

 

AFNOR gets authorization to deliver its NF label, a national label signalling conformance to standards.

 

22 June 1926

 
 

The AFNOR, Association Française de Normalisation (French Association for Standardization) was founded.

 
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