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RWS Announces Appointment of Managing Directors to Languages ​​and Content Technology Division

CHALFONT ST PETER, ENGLAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RWS, a unique global provider of technology-based language, content and intellectual property services, today announces the appointment of four chief executives to lead its language and content technology product lines, responsible for revenue and profits, operations, research and development, alongside delivery.

The general managers will report to Thomas Labarthe, president of Language and Content Technology, who will continue to oversee the division.

“In order to seize the opportunities presented to us and to make our strategy a reality, we must continually invest in our portfolio and develop it”, explains Thomas Labarthe, president of Language and Content Technology. “These appointments within our Language and Content Technology division will enable us to continue to provide exceptional service and continually innovate our technology products to help our customers meet their language and content challenges.”

Mihai Vlad, as Managing Director of Language Weaver, will lead the development of RWS’ machine translation and linguistic AI technologies. Language Weaver, used by some of the world’s largest companies, combines cutting-edge neural machine translation technology with human linguistic expertise, enabling organizations to communicate without language barriers. Language Weaver is able to handle over 3,000 language combinations.

Mark Lawyer, as Managing Director of Trados, will be responsible for the Trados product family, which includes Trados Enterprise, Trados Live and Trados Studio. Trados helps clients unlock global understanding by giving them access to the industry’s only intelligent system capable of managing the entire end-to-end translation supply chain, ensuring that standards and levels of highest efficiencies are always maintained.

As Managing Director of Tridion and Fonto, Alex Abey will lead RWS’ content management portfolio. These technologies enable customers to create, manage, translate and deliver any type of content on any device, providing customers with an exceptional digital experience in their own language.

Tim Russell-Jones will direct Contenta [Publishing Suite] as general manager. The technology – specifically designed for the government, aerospace and defense sectors – offers security-conscious organizations the ability to create, manage and publish highly technical documents with precision and speed.

The technologies and support services offered by RWS’ Language and Content Technology division are used by many of the world’s largest organizations to improve engagement with customers in any language or device. In addition to helping customers, the division’s products are also deployed internally at RWS to improve operational effectiveness and efficiency.

About RWS

RWS Holdings plc is a unique and world-leading provider of technology-based language, content and intellectual property services. Through multilingual content transformation and data analytics, our unique combination of technology and cultural expertise helps our clients grow by ensuring they are understood everywhere, in any language.

Our goal is to unlock global understanding. By combining cultural understanding, customer understanding, and technical understanding, our services and technology help our customers acquire and retain customers, deliver engaging user experiences, maintain compliance, and gain actionable insights into their data and content.

Our clients include 90 of the top 100 global brands, the top 20 pharmaceutical companies and 19 of the top 20 patent applicants. Our customer base spans Europe, Asia-Pacific, and North and South America. We work in the automotive, chemical, finance, legal, medical, pharmaceutical, technology and telecommunications industries, which we serve from more than 80 locations worldwide across the five continents.

Founded in 1958, RWS is headquartered in the UK and listed on AIM, the regulated market of the London Stock Exchange (RWS.L).

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