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Language Services Associates Announces Major European Expansion: Company Hires European Commercial Director and Relocates UK Headquarters to Support Continued Growth

Language Services Associates

Tuesday, 22 March, 2011

Horsham, Pa. – Language Services Associates (LSA), a global language service provider offering a full suite of multicultural solutions, today announced its continued expansion into the European market.  Based in Horsham, Pa., LSA has been providing telephonic interpreting services to various agencies of the UK Government since 2006, including the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), the Home Office, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), and the NHS.

“We are excited to announce the continued expansion of our full suite of language-based services into the European market,” said Starla Keith, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, LSA.  “We anticipate this expansion will create sustainable employment throughout Europe, as we plan to hire additional staff and source more independently contracted linguists across key European countries.”

LSA recently hired industry specialist Jonathan Potter to oversee all European operations.  In his new role, Jonathan will be responsible for maintaining and growing existing client relationships, driving sales with an emphasis on the company’s premier telephonic interpreting service offering, and sourcing linguists to add to LSA’s roster of independent contractors.  “My decision to join LSA was an easy one,” said Potter.  “I have always valued the company’s commitment to maintaining quality with a focus on innovative product development and reduced costs.” 

Before joining LSA, Jonathan was responsible for managing the Interpreting Services Subsidiary of another language service provider.  He was also a co-architect of many of the current innovations that have provided departments of the UK Government with multimillion dollar cost savings.

LSA has also moved its UK headquarters to a larger and dedicated facility in Redditch, Worcestershire.  This new location will support LSA’s continued growth in the European market, while also making an important contribution to the local West Midlands economy.  

About Language Services Associates

Since 1991, Language Services Associates (LSA) has been facilitating foreign language communication and eliminating multicultural communication barriers across a variety of settings and industry segments, including healthcare, government, financial services, manufacturing, education, and publishing. Founded by Laura K. T. Schriver, who still holds the title of President and CEO, LSA promises to deliver innovative language-based solutions while consistently providing exceptional customer service support. 

LSA is proud to offer all encompassing language and cultural services, including Translation and Localization, Interpreting by Telephone (IBT), Face-to-Face Interpreting, Video Remote Interpreting (VRI), American Sign Language (ASL) and, Intercultural Consulting. The company also offers INTERPRETALK® Mobile, a telephonic interpreting application for the iPhone and Android devices.

For more information on LSA, please call (800) 305-9673 or contact us online.

Media Contact:

Keri K. Robinson
PR & Marketing Communication Manager
Language Services Associates
(215) 259-7000 x55356
[email protected]