Vigdis Eriksen, Founder and CEO of Eriksen Translations, Joins GlobeTrade Board of Advisors
Brooklyn, NY – October 7, 2014 – Vigdis Eriksen, founder and CEO of Eriksen Translations (www.eriksen.com), a leading provider of multilingual services in over 100 languages, has joined the board of advisors of GlobeTrade (www.globetrade.com), a management consulting and marketing solutions company dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and small businesses go global. Companies are reshaping the world economy by taking their businesses global in large numbers, and GlobeTrade provides them with the tools, resources, and knowledge to be successful.
“Nobody knows the translation business better than Vigdis Eriksen, so we are delighted to have her serve on our advisory board,” says Laurel Delaney. “Our companies have a shared vision of helping entrepreneurs and small businesses develop a global reach – something that only Eriksen and GlobeTrade can deliver.”
As a small business owner with over 30 years in the translation industry, Vigdis brings her perspective and insights as an entrepreneur to the GlobeTrade board. She founded Eriksen Translations in 1986 while a freelance translator, and has grown the company to become a leading language services provider. At Eriksen, Vigdis oversees the company’s growth and operations strategy, working with a staff in Brooklyn and thousands of freelance translators to help clients conduct business internationally.
“I am honored to join the GlobeTrade board of advisors and work with Laurel Delaney and her exceptional team,” states Vigdis Eriksen. “They provide valuable insights to small businesses entering the global marketplace, which is well aligned with our mission as a language services provider – helping companies connect with their audiences around the world.”
Vigdis serves on the National Board of Directors of the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce and is a founding board member of Red T, a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of translators and interpreters worldwide.
About Eriksen Translations Inc.
Eriksen Translations Inc. helps companies reach their multilingual audiences in the domestic and global marketplace. Founded in 1986, Eriksen provides services in over 100 languages, offering translation, interpreting, layout and production, web and software localization, cultural consulting, and voiceover and subtitling services. Headquartered in Brooklyn, Eriksen partners with companies in technology, finance, insurance, health care, and education, as well as nonprofits and leading museums and cultural institutions worldwide. For more information, visi twww.eriksen.com.
Chicago-based GlobeTrade is a leading management consulting and marketing solutions company dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and small businesses go global. GlobeTrade is the publisher of The Global Small Business Blog, ranked No. 1 in the world for entrepreneurs and small businesses interested in going global. For more information, visit www.globetrade.com.