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Commit appoints David Serra as Senior Business Development Manager

CGT Commit Global Translations announced the recent addition of David Serra to the company’s Business Development Department. He will be assuming the position of Senior Business Development Manager and he will be collaborating closely with the Business Development and Management teams in San Diego and Athens, Greece. David is the second addition to the company’s fast-growing Business Development team this month, following the appointment of Clio Schils as Chief Development Officer.

David has a profound 20+ year industry expertise including various localization roles with Lionbridge, Welocalize, Wizards of the Coast (Hasbro), Microsoft and Xerox.

CEO of Commit, Vasso Pouli, said: “David brings a wealth of experience and valuable know-how to our team. His broad knowledge of our industry will be an invaluable asset to Commit as we enter our 20th year in business.”

David Serra added, “I am truly excited to join such a team of professionals in expanding localization services to new customers and to new industries and to bring my industry experience to an industry leader.”

David is based in Seattle, Washington and looks forward to expanding the company’s clientele in the west coast region.

About CGT Commit Global Translations

CGT Commit Global Translations is a leading language services provider founded in 1997. Today, with offices in Nicosia, Cyprus, Athens, Greece and San Diego, California, Commit helps corporations around the world deliver their products, services as well as market their brands in the local language. Key strengths include experienced personnel, responsiveness and flexibility, competitive local market prices and commitment to high quality. Commit is ISO 9001 and 17100 certified.

Media Contact:

Effie Salourou

effie.salourou[at]commit-global.com | +30 2108056930

Commit appoints Clio Schils as Chief Development Officer

CGT Commit Global Translations welcomes Clio Schils as the company’s Chief Development Officer.  Ms. Schils has joined Commit to provide strategic solutions for expanding the company’s client base and fostering new partnerships.

Clio is a well-respected veteran in the translation and localization industry, bringing in more than two decades of expertise in the localization industry and over 15 years in life sciences-related roles, on both the client and vendor sides.

Prior to joining Commit, she served as VP, Global Life Sciences at Sajan, Account Director for life sciences at Lionbridge, and Manager, Linguistics and Publishing at Medtronic.

Ms. Schils also serves on the Board of Directors of the European Language Industry Association and has been moderating the Life Sciences Business Roundtable, an established industry event hosted in conjunction with the Localization World Conference since 2005.

Founder and Chief Strategist of Commit, Spyros Konidaris, said: “We are delighted to have Clio onboard. I have personally known her for many years, and we are confident that her experience and strategic vision will be extremely valuable assets for Commit in our continuous efforts for providing even better solutions and services to our customers.”

About CGT Commit Global Translations

CGT Commit Global Translations is a leading language services provider founded in 1997. Today, with offices in Nicosia, Cyprus, Athens, Greece and San Diego, California, Commit helps corporations around the world deliver their products, services as well as market their brands in the local language. Key strengths include experienced personnel, responsiveness and flexibility, competitive local market prices and commitment to high quality. Commit is ISO 9001 and 17100 certified.

Media Contact:

Effie Salourou

effie.salourou[at]commit-global.com | +30 2108056930

Change in Commit management

Commit, a leading language services provider announced today a change in their management team.

IMG_9466-3.00_00_00_00.Still003_After 20 years as the General Manager of the company, Spyros Konidaris will be stepping down from his position. Vasso Pouli, a long-time Commit employee, will be taking on the CEO role and responsibilities.

Spyros founded Commit in Athens Greece in 1997 and drove the company through 20 years of development and expansion. “It’s been a challenging and rewarding twenty years and it’s time that the baton is passed on to people with the energy and vision to drive the company to the next level. Vasso started out as a translation intern and has worked her way up through the Production and Operations departments. I am confident that she will be an excellent leader for the years to come.” Spyros will continue serving the company as Chief Strategist.

Vasso has been working for Commit for the past decade, going through the positions of linguist, Project Manager/Coordinator, and, since 2014, Operations Manager. “I am greatly honored for the selection and excited about the future. I feel I have some very big shoes to fill in, but I am very fortunate to be leading such an engaged and strong team. There is a ton of opportunities in today’s localization industry and lots to be achieved, and I am confident that with their support Commit will rise to the challenge.”

About Commit

Founded in 1997, Commit is a leading language services provider, headquartered in Athens, Greece, and with US operations based out of San Diego, California. The company offers a complete portfolio of services, including localization, translation, interpreting and consulting. Key strengths include experienced personnel, responsiveness and flexibility, competitive local market prices and commitment to high quality. Commit is ISO 9001 and 17100 certified.

www.commit-global.com