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TransPerfect Expands Global Leadership Team with the Addition of Jaroslava Flodrová
Flodrová Will Assume the Role of Production Director at TransPerfect's New Prague Location
NEW YORK, NY, March 16, 2009 – TransPerfect, the world’s largest privately held provider of language and business services, today announced that Jaroslava Flodrová has joined the company as Production Director, Prague. Reporting directly to Angela O’Sullivan, TransPerfect’s Vice President of European Operations, Flodrová will head up TransPerfect’s 57th global location in Prague, Czech Republic.
With more than 7 years’ experience in the language services field, Flodrová is an industry veteran. In her previous role at Skrivanek Ltd. in Prague, Flodrová directed production, sales, and marketing departments for the company’s international division which served a wide range of industries across the US and EU. She was also tasked with quality assurance and adherence to ISO standards.
According to TransPerfect President and CEO, Liz Elting, “We are delighted to have Jaroslava bring her extensive leadership experience and high quality standards to our global production team.” She went on to add, “With the opening of this new location in Prague, we look forward to providing additional support to our clients in the Czech Republic as well as the larger Eastern European market."
With a GDP per capita that is double that of the Czech Republic as a whole, Prague has a robust economy that is largely supported by tourism. Prague also acts as a hub for a number of manufacturing sectors including aircraft engines, diesel engines, refined oil products, electronics, chemicals, food, printing, and automobiles. Furthermore, as a business hub for Eastern Europe, the Czech Republic attracts many Global 500 companies, including Hewlett-Packard, BP, Nestle, and Sony.
Prague Office Information
Vitezne nam. 2
160 00 Czech Republic
Tel: +420 773 22 7473
TransPerfect is a family of companies including TransPerfect Translations, TransPerfect Legal Solutions, Translations.com, and Deal Interactive, as well as specialized staffing, transcriptions, and multicultural marketing divisions. With revenue of over $200 million and more than 1,100 full-time employees, TransPerfect is the largest privately held language services provider in the world. From 57 offices on 4 continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in over 100 languages to multinationals worldwide. With a network of over 4,000 linguists and subject-area specialists worldwide, TransPerfect is the largest translation company to be fully ISO 9001:2000 certified. TransPerfect is headquartered in New York and has regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit our websites at www.transperfect.com and www.translations.com.