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Acolad Appoints Christine Wetzl as New General Manager for DACH Region

20 April 2023

Christine Wetzl is Acolad' new General Manager for the DACH region

  • Christine Wetzl takes up the role of General Manager for the DACH region this April. 

  • Wetzl will oversee operations in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria, bringing over 20 years’ experience in the industry. 

Acolad – global leader in content and language solutions – has just announced the appointment of Christine Wetzl as the new General Manager for the DACH region.

Industry veteran Wetzl brings over 20 years of experience in language services to the group, earned mainly in roles managing large operations in Germany and significant Sales organizations on an EMEA scale. She will now oversee Acolad’s operations in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

“Joining Acolad means joining a global company with European roots, since Acolad is Europe’s single largest LSP! As a group, Acolad has an established market presence and a long-track record of managing the most complex localization projects worldwide, with a solid costumer base and a myriad of growth opportunities ahead. I joined the company, precisely because I find it has all the desired skill and ambition to give customers the best solution for their needs – anchored in a deep understanding of content and translation as well as technology know-how.” - said Wetzl on her appointment.

“The DACH region is a market of strategic presence for Acolad, and it’s great to have someone with Christine’s knowledge of the industry leading our operations in the area.” - stated Sylvie Versteylen, Acolad’s Executive Vice-President for Europe.

“We want to reinforce our leadership status in Europe and accelerate our growth in every region – and Christine’s extensive experience in transformation management and team building and mentoring are a definite plus for us.” - she adds.

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About Christine

Christine Wetzl is Acolad’s General Manager for the DACH region, overseeing the group’s operations in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. She holds a MA in Political Science and German Studies and has over 20 years’ experience in the Language Services and Content spaces. Her career in the industry started in project management and evolved to business strategy and sales roles, managing complex processes, and focusing on transformation management. She excels not only as a business leader but also as a team leader, with extensive expertise in successfully managing fully virtual teams.


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