With annual growth of around 20%, Semantix is now taking the next step in its expansion by recruiting Mikael Salenstedt as its new Head of Translation Services. Mikael joins Semantix from Ramirent, where he was a business area manager and part of the group management team.
“Mikael’s appointment is part of our effort to keep developing our translation operations and to strengthen our position within the industry,” says Anders Uddfors, CEO of Semantix. “His combination of experience, energy and strategic ability is important for the continued development of our translation business area. I’m extremely pleased with this recruitment, and I look forward to Mikael taking us further on our journey as the Nordic region’s largest language company.”
Mikael has previously held a number of senior positions within the service sector, and has worked for companies including Attendo and Bain & Company. He will be part of Semantix’s group management team.
“Semantix has long shown strong growth in an exciting future-oriented industry,” adds Mikael. “With its committed, professional employees and a real customer focus, Semantix’s values are a close fit with my own. I look forward to the challenge of helping Semantix to take the next step in its growth to become a larger company, developing processes and structures to succeed in this journey. I’m firmly convinced that Semantix has a very bright future.”
Mikael will assume his position in mid-October.
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Semantix is the leading supplier of language services in the Nordic region. It provides translation,language training and interpreting. The company has a network of 7,000 translators, interpreters and language consultants, and offers language services within all languages. Semantix has six offices in Sweden, two in Norway and four in Finland.