Board & Management

Board of Directors
Rory J. CowanChairman and CEO, Lionbridge Technologies, Inc.
Rory J. Cowan
Chairman and CEO, Lionbridge Technologies, Inc.
Edward A. BlechschmidtFormer CEO, Novelis Inc.; Gentiva Health Services, Inc.; Olsten Corp.
Edward A. Blechschmidt
Former CEO, Novelis Inc.; Gentiva Health Services, Inc.; Olsten Corp.
Michael  DallasSenior Vice President Human Resources, Hewlett Packard
Michael  Dallas
Senior Vice President Human Resources, Hewlett Packard
Guy L. de ChazalFormer Managing Director, Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated
Guy L. de Chazal
Former Managing Director, Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated
Susan KantorFormer National Advisory Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Susan Kantor
Former National Advisory Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Paul A. KavanaghEuropean Industry Consultant
Paul A. Kavanagh
European Industry Consultant
Jack NoonanFormer President, CEO, and Chairman, SPSS, Inc.
Jack Noonan
Former President, CEO, and Chairman, SPSS, Inc.
James A. QuellaSenior Advisor, The Blackstone Group LP
James A. Quella
Senior Advisor, The Blackstone Group LP
Claude P. SheerExecutive Chairman, Vizsafe, Inc.
Claude P. Sheer
Executive Chairman, Vizsafe, Inc.
Management
Rory J. CowanChairman and CEO, Lionbridge Technologies, Inc.
Rory J. Cowan
Chairman and CEO, Lionbridge Technologies, Inc.


Prior to founding Lionbridge in 1996, Cowan was executive vice president and member of the Management Committee for R.R. Donnelley & Sons. He also was chief executive officer of Stream International Inc., a multi-billion dollar division of R.R Donnelley. Cowan joined R.R. Donnelley in 1988 as senior vice president of the Documentation Services Group, and later became group president.

Prior to Donnelley, Cowan was president and chief executive officer of CSA Press of Hudson, Mass., a 1... 

Marc LitzSenior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Marc Litz
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


Litz leads the Lionbridge global finance organization and is responsible for the worldwide accounting, financial reporting, tax, treasury, financial planning & analysis, risk management and financial control activities of the company. He has more than 17 years of experience within the technology, software and services sector, including the last 11 years working for publicly-traded multinational companies, and has held finance and accounting roles of increasing responsibility and scope through... 

Paula ShannonSenior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer
Paula Shannon
Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer


Shannon manages Lionbridge’s global sales forces and account management teams. As Co-General Manager of the Localization Business, she drives new services and sustainable solutions, develops strategic accounts, and ensures the continued delivery of innovation and execution excellence to a broad range of Global 1000 customers. Shannon joined Lionbridge in 1999 as Vice President of Internet Alliances and assumed additional responsibilities in 2001. Prior to joining Lionbridge, Shannon was the C... 

Richard TobinSenior Vice President, Global Localization and Translation
Richard Tobin
Senior Vice President, Global Localization and Translation


Tobin is Senior Vice President and General Manager, responsible for the operations of Lionbridge’s Global Language & Translation business. He joined Lionbridge in September 2013 from DigitasLBi, an integrated global brand agency. At Digitas, Tobin was responsible for establishing and growing the Company’s global operations in North America, South America and Asia, managing more than 2,500 employees and the delivery of approximately $500 million in revenue across all lines of the Company’s bus... 

Henri BroekmateSenior Vice President, Global Client Solutions
Henri Broekmate
Senior Vice President, Global Client Solutions


Broekmate is responsible for leading Lionbridge's strategic global account services. He joined Lionbridge in April 2001 from TRADOS Corporation, where as Executive Vice President of E-business, he led a strategic business unit designed to drive translation automation technology to the web. Broekmate was Chief Operating Officer of TRADOS from 1996 to 2000, with P&L responsibility for the company's worldwide operations. Previously, as Localization Business Manager for Stream Language Solutions, he... 
Tugdal DelisleSenior Vice President, Strategic Accounts
Tugdal Delisle
Senior Vice President, Strategic Accounts


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Michele ErwinSenior Vice President, Human Resources
Michele Erwin
Senior Vice President, Human Resources


Erwin is responsible for building and driving world-class global Human Resources practices that allow Lionbridge to recruit, develop and retain the top talent in the industry. As Senior Vice President of HR, Erwin manages a worldwide team across 23 countries. She joined Lionbridge in 2001. Erwin has than 20 years managing global employee development; compensation and benefits and staffing. Prior to joining Lionbridge in 2000, she was Vice President of Human Resources for Data Dimensions Inc.,... 

Mark Nesline Senior Vice President, Engineering
Mark Nesline
Senior Vice President, Engineering


Nesline is responsible for the technology strategy and product delivery for Translation Workspace, Lionbridge’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based translation productivity platform and Geoworkz.com, the Company’s e-commerce gateway to technology, features and work activities for the global multilingual community. He also oversees the Company’s language translation technology development and corporate applications. Prior to joining Lionbridge, Nesline was Vice President of Product Developmen... 

Marc OsofskySenior Vice President and General Manager, Global Offerings
Marc Osofsky
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Offerings


Osofsky manages a $100MM P&L which includes the company’s fastest growing technology and productized service businesses including all of the Company’s commercial SaaS products, ecommerce, crowdsourcing and APIs. Osofsky has more than 20 years of experience developing high growth products and high performance product management, marketing and sales teams to execute.

Since joining Lionbridge, Osofsky has created the Global Marketing Operations solution suite and Lionbridge onDemand – t... 

Clint PooleSenior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Clint Poole
Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer


As Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Lionbridge, Clint leads all aspects of the company’s global go-to-market strategy, demand generation, and branding initiatives. He joined the company in 2012, bringing over a decade of experience in developing and enhancing brands and improving marketing performance to drive revenue growth for private and publically traded professional services companies.

A strategic marketing leader, Clint has a passion for developing growth st... 

Peggy ShakurSenior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Peggy Shakur
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary


Shukur is responsible for Lionbridge’s worldwide legal affairs and manages its legal department, in addition to serving as Secretary to its Board of Directors. Prior to joining Lionbridge in 2000 as the Company’s first General Counsel, Shukur served as Senior Securities Counsel for Oak Industries, a $500 million NYSE company, through its acquisition by Corning in 2000, and as Senior Attorney at Digital Equipment Corporation, through its acquisition by Compaq in 1998. Shukur was previously an ... 

Jon Hart Vice President/General Manager, Global Content and Engineering
Jon Hart
Vice President/General Manager, Global Content and Engineering


Hart has P&L responsibility for Lionbridge’s global content and engineering business (GCE), which provides a range of technical content development, training, and engineering support services for customers around the world. He assumed leadership of the GCE business in 2010, which he successfully transformed into a major driver of growth and profitability for the company.

With over 25 years of experience establishing and growing key customer relationships, Hart previously served as Lio... 

Sara BudaVice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Development
Sara Buda
Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Development


Buda manages Lionbridge's investor relations, corporate development and corporate communications activities. In her Investor Relations role, she is responsible for establishing and managing communications with the Company's financial analysts and investors. Buda also manages the Company's corporate development activities and oversees external and internal communications. Buda has managed investor relations and corporate communications programs for public companies in the technology, IT services,...