Research translation and localization agency Empower Translate has appointed Jonny Bates as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO).
As CRO, Bates is responsible for all revenue generation processes within the agency.
Formerly Vice President of Sales at translation firm Global Lingo, Bates brings 12 years of experience growing SME localization agencies into larger global firms.
Ruth Partington, CEO of Empower Translate, comments, “We are delighted to have Jonny, along with his extensive skillset and drive, with us for the next stage of Empower’s growth. There was instant synergy of approach and leadership style, with a clear focus on developing value-added partnerships for international research agencies.”
Added Bates, “I was drawn to the Empower team for its credibility and reputation in marketing research translations. Most importantly for me, Ruth and John [Temple, CCO] nurture an excellent company culture, and share my vision of sustainable, ethical growth.”
Additionally, Empower has appointed Adina Salant as Vendor Manager. Salant has 15 years of experience in the translation industry and is now responsible for developing and nurturing the agency’s supply chain of freelance linguists.