Lionbridge Announces Appointment of Former Digitas Executive as SVP and
Seasoned Executive to Lead Global Delivery of Lionbridge's Market-Leading
Globalization Services and Global Marketing Operations (GMO) Offerings
WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 9, 2013
WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionbridge (Nasdaq: LIOX), a
leading provider of globalization solutions, today announced that Richard
Tobin has joined Lionbridge as Senior Vice President and General Manager. As
a seasoned operations leader, Tobin will be responsible for leading the
delivery of Lionbridge's market-leading language services business and
rapidly-growing global marketing operations offerings.
Tobin brings more than 15 years of experience in managing, operating and
growing successful digital marketing and services companies. Most recently he
was SVP of Operations for DigitasLBi, a global marketing and technology agency
and member of the Publicis Groupe. At DigitasLBi, Tobin held several roles in
operations and finance and was responsible for driving profitable growth
across the Company's operations in North America and offshore centers in South
America and Asia. Most recently he was appointed to lead Digitas' North
America Operations with more than 2,500 employees representing approximately
$500 million in revenue across all lines of the Company's business.
"Rich brings to Lionbridge a unique combination of global operations
leadership, strong financial operations and business development expertise
which will enable us to maximize growth and profitability of our business,"
said Rory Cowan, CEO of Lionbridge. "This expertise, combined with his
knowledge of marketing services, will prove valuable as we meet growing demand
for integrated globalization solutions that ensure global brand consistency
and local relevancy throughout our clients' global content lifecycle."
Prior to Digitas, Tobin held leadership roles in operations, project
management and international finance at Reed Business Information, a global
data, publishing and marketing company and Converse, a global shoe and apparel
company. He started his career at State Street and Brown Brothers Harriman.
"With a powerful crowd-in-the-cloud delivery model, long-standing client
relationships with global brands and a clear leadership position in the
globalization services market, Lionbridge is uniquely positioned to capitalize
on the growing demand for integrated solutions that combine services and
technology to drive results," said Tobin. "I look forward to taking
Lionbridge's operations to the next level to provide new value for Lionbridge
Lionbridge enables more than 800 world-leading brands to increase
international market share, speed adoption of products and effectively engage
their customers in local markets worldwide. Using our innovative cloud
technology platforms and our global crowd of more than 100,000 professional
cloud workers, we provide translation, online marketing, global content
management and application testing solutions that ensure global brand
consistency, local relevancy and technical usability across all touch points
of the customer lifecycle. Based in Waltham, Mass., Lionbridge maintains
solution centers in 26 countries. To learn more, visit
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