Lionbridge Hires Peter Schramme as Managing Director of Lionbridge EMEA

Schramme’s role unifies Lionbridge’s European businesses and reinvigorates the region’s commitment to growth within localization, content and artificial intelligence. 

WALTHAM, Mass. – Nov. 1, 2018 – Today, Lionbridge, one of the world’s most trusted communications platforms, announced the appointment of Peter Schramme to managing director of Lionbridge EMEA.

Schramme will lead Lionbridge’s localization business across EMEA. His appointment represents a continuation of Lionbridge’s new brand strategy and overall simplification of its business.

“We’re excited for Peter to join the Lionbridge team during this pivotal period of transformation and growth for our company,” said John Fennelly, chief executive officer of Lionbridge. “Peter is extremely focused on growth and customers; his addition to the team will be extremely beneficial to our broad footprint in Europe.”

Schramme brings an innovative spirit to the Lionbridge family, having started his career as a research and development engineer in electronics and digital imaging at Agfa-Gevaert N.V. Since then, he has held multiple leadership positions, including CEO of an investment and wealth management software business, head of wealth management EMEA at Thomson Reuters, and most recently, chief business development officer and CEO of U.K. and international business at ObjectWay, a financial software company.

“I’m looking forward to helping Lionbridge continue its powerful growth trajectory as a pioneer in translation and localization,” said Schramme. “I’m passionate about the company’s people-first philosophy and its role in empowering our far-reaching network of linguists to deliver the very best globalization solutions to our customers all over the world.”

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Lionbridge partners with brands to break barriers and build bridges all over the world. For more than 20 years, we have helped companies connect with global customers by delivering marketing, testing and globalization services in more than 300 languages. Through our world-class platform, we orchestrate a network of 500,000 passionate experts who partner with brands to create culturally rich experiences. Relentless in our love of linguistics, we use the best of human and machine intelligence to forge understanding that resonates with our customers’ customers. Based in Waltham, Mass., Lionbridge maintains solution centers in 27 countries. Learn more at 


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