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Thomas Murray

Chief Executive Officer

Patrick Kelly

Chief Commercial Officer

Michele Smith

Senior Vice President of New Business Development Worldwide

Phil Ritchie

Chief Technology Officer

Simon Hodgkins

Chief Marketing Officer

Alain Impellizzeri

Head of Strategic Account Management

Unn Villius

VP Business Development

Marie Kotajsova

Head of Supply Chain Management

Adam Thompson

Chief Financial Officer

Siobhán Gantly

Head of Human Resources

Sibylle Eibl

Director of Solutions Architecture

Yvonne McNamara

Head of Global Operations

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Jerry Lane

Head of Information Technology

Thomas Murray

Chief Executive Officer


Thomas Murray joined Vistatec in 2000 and was appointed CEO in 2005. An industry veteran, he held a number of key positions within ITP and SDL in both Europe and Asia prior to joining Vistatec.

Patrick Kelly

Chief Commercial Officer

Patrick Kelly began his IT career in software development at Lotus. He then joined GeCAP as Localization Manager and became one of Vistatec's founding members when GeCAP was acquired in 1997. Patrick is Chief Commercial Officer at Vistatec and is responsible for the commercial viability of our business solutions.

Michele Smith

Senior Vice President of New Business Development Worldwide

Michele, a leading localization executive, is Senior Vice President of New Business Development Worldwide at Vistatec. Her focus is on growth and innovation to help Vistatec further develop global clients. With over 15 years travel and hospitality industry experience, Michele has held a number of senior positions with companies such as United Airlines, Royal Caribbean International and Expedia.

Phil Ritchie

Chief Technology Officer

Phil's localization career started in 1993 and he joined Vistatec in 1997. Phil directs Research, Development and Process Innovation activities within the company. His technical expertise covers software development, commercial enterprise workflow and content management systems, machine translation and collaboration portals. Phil presents at many conferences and participates in several industry standards committees (W3C, Multilingual Web-LT) and academic research bodies such as the CNGL.

Simon Hodgkins

Chief Marketing Officer

Simon has responsibility for leading the Vistatec global marketing strategy and activities. He joined Vistatec from Sage Plc where he held the position of Country Manager. Simon has experience in senior C level positions in BT Plc, NTR Plc and a number of privately held organizations. Simon was also responsible for the UK & Ireland's global SaaS group initiative at Sage Plc.

Alain Impellizzeri

Head of Strategic Account Management

Alain is the Head of Strategic Account Management at Vistatec. A localization professional, Alain has been in the industry since 1988 and has held a variety of positions including Senior Project Manager at Softrans International, Operations Manager at Berlitz GlobalNet, Director of Applications at Oracle and Senior Manager at Microsoft. Alain is fluent in French, Spanish, Italian and English.

Unn Villius

VP Business Development

Unn Villius is responsible for Vistatec's Business Development. Her localization career started as a Swedish linguist at Microsoft Ireland in 1988, and she has since held a wide variety of positions in localization operations management. Joining Vistatec in 1997, she quickly moved into Business Development and successfully established Vistatec's first US office.

Marie Kotajsova

Head of Supply Chain Management

Marie started her localization career in 2006 and has held different senior positions in the Supply Chain and Quality management before she joined VistaTEC in 2012 as a Global Supply Chain Manager. In this time she has contributed to the development of a reliable and global supply chain for the company.

Adam Thompson

Chief Financial Officer

Adam joined Vistatec in 2012 and has been a qualified ACMA (CIMA) accountant for over 20 years. During his career Adam has worked as a Financial Consultant specializing in the FMCG and Service industries, was Finance Director and Chairman of Spicer's Ireland Ltd., a large European office products wholesaler, and headed up finance of Amari Metals, Ireland and Pitney Bowes, Ireland.

Siobhán Gantly

Head of Human Resources

Siobhán Gantly joined Vistatec in 2001 having previously worked in both HR and IR for US multinational General Electric and Irish software company Celtech Software. Siobhán has a degree in Business and HRM, and is also a graduate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Sibylle Eibl

Director of Solutions Architecture

Sibylle Eibl brings a wealth of experience to the Vistatec team. Sibylle currently heads up the global solutions architecture team, working closely with our clients and partners around the world. With a master’s degree in Applied Linguistics, Sibylle has worked in a number of leading industry positions across the sector. Sibylle joined Vistatec in 2010 and managed the Language Review and Digital Marketing Services divisions within Vistatec, before taking up her current role.

Yvonne McNamara

Head of Global Operations

Yvonne McNamara has over 15 years localization experience and has been with Vistatec since the company was founded. Having previously held positions with GeCAP and Lotus Development. Yvonne manages the localization production units at Vistatec comprising Project Management, Testing, Engineering, UA, DTP and Multimedia divisions. She also holds a BSc in Computer Science from Queen's University, Belfast.

Jerry Lane

Head of Information Technology

Jerry Lane began his localization career over 15 years ago when he first joined Microsoft and then Creative Labs. Jerry is one of the founding members of Vistatec and is responsible for developing the company's highly sophisticated IT infrastructure and Cross Platform Lab.

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