SDL Completes TRADOS Acquisition

Jul 12, 2005

SDL plc, a provider of global information management solutions, has announced the completion of its acquisition of TRADOS, Inc. following approval by SDL and TRADOS shareholders. The enlarged group will target the market for global information management and software services.

In an effort to align itself with customer needs, SDL has segmented technology and services in the enlarged group. Joe Campbell has been appointed to SDL's Board of Directors as a non-executive director, Most recently, prior to TRADOS, he was COO of iManage Keith Mills is promoted to President Technology division, with responsibility for SDL's complete technology portfolio. Clive Thomas, as Vice President Worldwide Enterprise Sales, will provide leadership to the SDL resources focused on enterprise software and solution sales. Keith Laska is promoted to Vice President Worldwide Desktop Sales and Marketing and will focus his resources on continuing to provide technology solutions and customer service to all organizations involved in the localization supply chain. Management of the Localization division remains unchanged. Jochen Hummel is appointed General Manager EMEA (technology division) with a focus on technology architecture and ensuring SDL continues to serve the needs of SDL's major customers within the localization supply chain.