ENLASO (enlaso.com) Appoints John Watkins Vice President, Operations and Yves Lang Vice President, Sales and Marketing
BOULDER, CO – July 16, 2004 – ENLASO Corporation (enlaso.com), a leading global provider of enterprise language solutions, today announced the appointments of industry veteran John Watkins to the position of Vice President, Operations and the promotion of Yves Lang to Vice President, Sales and Marketing.
The executive management appointments follow ENLASO’s recent organizational changes that include the management-led buyout of RWS Group, LLC from Watertone Ltd., and a corporate identity change to ENLASO Corporation.
John Watkins, a 17-year industry veteran, will manage the localization production group, including all engineering, publishing, and project management. Watkins will scale ENLASO’s ISO 9001 certified language processes and customer support programs to meet growing client demands. Watkins joins ENLASO following six years with Lingo Systems, a respected language services provider based in the Northwest. He has managed the development of complex software systems for various international deployments. Watkins is an internationally recognized speaker, and has published numerous localization and language technology articles.
Yves Lang, a respected figure in the localization industry for 13 years, joined ENLASO in 2001 as the Director of Sales, bringing expertise in technical translation, localization account management, and e-business globalization. Through education and technology programs, including consulting, seminars, industry newsletters and training, Lang pioneered ENLASO’s client partnering focus: empowering clients to reduce enterprise localization costs, while improving global time-to-market. Yves Lang is an active leader within the industry and recently served as a chair at the LISA (Localization Industry Standards Association) Global Strategies Summit in San Francisco.
“The rapidly proliferating and evolving localization environment requires an accomplished executive team to successfully expand language services and capabilities,” said Lyra Spratt-Manning, Chief Executive Officer. “With their strong localization industry credentials, John Watkins and Yves Lang will be instrumental in maintaining ENLASO’s commitment to delivering the highest quality enterprise language solutions.”