welocalize hires industry veteran & machine translation expert

Olga Beregovaya, former ProMT President, brings wealth of experience

Frederick, Maryland USA – May 26, 2011 – Welocalize, the on-demand translation leader, today announced the appointment of Olga Beregovaya as Program Director effective this month. Most recently, Olga was President of PROMT Americas, responsible for strategy and development of a leading Machine Translation (MT) developer. Olga brings over 15 years of leadership experience in localization, globalization and translation technology development to Welocalize.

Welcoming her appointment, Smith Yewell, CEO of Welocalize, said, “Knowledge, excitement and innovation – this is what our company is about, and this is what Olga is all about. I am amazed at the wealth of knowledge, experience and energy that she possesses. She has a passion for the industry that is an ideal fit for our company culture. Olga will continue to do what she does best, and that is working as an on-demand translation expert!”

Olga Beregovaya holds a B.A. (Hons) in Linguistics from the St. Petersburg University and an M.A. in Linguistics from the University of California, Berkeley. She has held a number of senior, high profile positions within the localization industry and has a unique combination of client and vendor-side experience. She has expert knowledge of enterprise globalization and machine translation systems development and deployment.

Speaking about her appointment, Olga Beregovaya said, “I am truly energized at the prospect of leading enterprise client programs at Welocalize that involve exciting innovations. Welocalize is heading for great things and I’m pleased to be part of it.”

Olga will be based at Welocalize’s Redwood Shores office in Silicon Valley, California and will head up an international team based across the globe.

About Welocalize

Welocalize offers integrated translation services and products to support the need for on-demand translation. We provide globalization consulting, translation, localization, testing solutions and enterprise translation management tools that are optimized to be able to deliver on-demand translation in over 100 languages. With over 450 employees worldwide, Welocalize maintains offices in the United States, Germany, UK, Ireland, Japan and China. Please visit www.welocalize.com for more information.

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