Today, this official press release was sent out to the international translation industry. At the same time, it’s farewell to the media sales industry I’ve been serving for 30+ years. I’m turning a new corner in my sales career to become account manager in the translation services industry. Never a dull moment!
Renkum, NL, 09-09-2019 / PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION
Euro-com has appointed Rodric Leerling as their new International Account Manager to better serve its fast growing international LSP-network.
Euro-com is an ISO-certified translation agency based in the Netherlands with in-house translation capacity for Dutch, English, French and German, combined with a high quality pool of Scandinavian linguists and several other language pairs.
Over 80% of Euro-com’s work currently is derived from collaboration with other localization companies, such as Acolad, Lionbridge, Csoft, Welocalize, United Language Group, Medialocate, Simultrans and several other large LSP’s. Its ambition is to become preferred supplier to many more LSP peers abroad. Current clients offer as prime reasons for hiring Euro-com: fast turnaround, flexibility, top quality, human touch and a sharp pricing.
Euro-com is one of the top rated companies on ProZ, providing high quality full-service (translation-edit-proof) assistance for a competitive price.
A dedicated team of 20 PM’s work hard together with the linguists to meet every translation demand. They are coached by a QA department to ensure that each translation meets the desired output. Euro-com is experienced with all major CAT tools like SDL Studio, Memsource, MemoQ, XTM, Across, etc. and specialized in translations and localizations in life sciences, marketing, legal and technical domains.
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