NEW YORK and STOCKHOLM, April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, today announced that Semantix Chief Business Officer Britta Aagaard has been elected to the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) Board of Directors. She was also named to the Nimdzi Localization Influencers Watchlist.
GALA is a non-profit, international association for the translation, internationalization, localization, and globalization industry. Serving as Secretary and Member Programs Liaison, Aagaard brings years of localization expertise and experience with advanced language solutions to the GALA Board of Directors, where she will serve for two years and continue to shape the future of translation on a global scale.
Nimdzi is a market research organization that follows the translation industry, and their Localization Influencers Watchlist ranks the most influential leaders in the translation industry based on a variety of criteria, including social media engagement. Aagaard joins other thought leaders on the list as a key source of information for the growing localization community.
Aagaard is the Chief Business Officer of Semantix, the top language services provider in the Nordics and a division of TransPerfect. Semantix and TransPerfect merged in 2021, combining two complementary organizations and benefitting each, expanding TransPerfect’s Nordic presence and production capabilities while giving Semantix access to global resources and GlobalLink translation management technology.
“The translation industry is always growing and improving thanks to the determined efforts of a truly passionate community,” said Aagaard. “I’m honored to have a place on the GALA board and the Nimdzi influencers list alongside so many of the leaders in this space and looking forward to what we can accomplish together.”
TransPerfect President and CEO Phil Shawe stated, “With her impressive track record in the industry, I could think of no one better suited to serve GALA’s members than Britta—we are extremely fortunate to have her on the TransPerfect team.”