E.g., 04/01/2020
E.g., 04/01/2020

2019-2020 Board Member Candidates

GALA is delighted to announce the following candidates for GALA's Board of Directors. This year, four positions will be open for election. The term of office is two years. Ballots will be distributed to the voting contacts on 24 October. We invite you to learn more about the candidates below.

Mohamed Karim Badr
Future Trans Ltd
Managing Director

Katia Bélanger
Senior Language Manager

Edith Bendermacher
Sr Manager, Globalization Strategy and Localization Operations

Alessandra Binazzi
Alessandra Binazzi Consulting
Principal Consultant

David Bishop
SDL plc
Vice President, Strategic Business Development

Oleksandr Bondarenko
Translatel Ltd
CEO at Translatel Ltd & Associate Professor at Central Ukrainian State Pedagogical University

Dave Bryant

Scott Cahoon
Dell Computer Corporation
Senior Manager Global Translation Technology

Jim Compton
RWS Moravia
Technology Program Manager

Marie Flacassier
Chief Operating Officer

Suzanne Frank
Vice President Global Sales Training & Enablement

Pedro Gomez
Microsoft Corporation
Principal Program Manager

Jan Grodecki
RWS Moravia
Solutions Architect

Sabina Jasinska
SDL plc
Global Marketing Director

Jasmin Jelača
Localization Lead

Balázs Kis
memoQ Translation Technologies
Chairman of the board of directors

Claudia Mirza

Sandeep Nulkar
BITS Private Limited
Founder, Chairman & Managing Director

Patrick Nunes
Rotary International
Director, Global Communications & Design

Marie-Sophie Petit
Head of Language Technology & Innovation

Sarah Pokorná-Presch
Retro Digital Ltd
Managing Director


David Sommer
Director of Strategic Operations

Latha Sukumar
MCIS Language Solutions
Executive Director & Lawyer

Sharon Tabraham
ST Communications
CEO & Director

Max Troyer
Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
Associate Professor and Program Chair

David Utrilla
U.S. Translation Company

George Zhao


Questions about the GALA Board elections? See our GALA Board Elections FAQ or contact us at [email protected].