News release

Date: 14th April 2014

Global regulatory affairs specialist ELC Group appoints Localization Business Development Manager for new US Office

ELC Group expands delivery of language translation and localization services to North and South American markets with opening of Philadelphia office

Cambridge, UK, 14th April 2014 – ELC Group, one of the fastest-growing providers of regulatory affairs, today announces the appointment of Suzanne Morris as Localization Business Development Manager for North America, heading up its newly opened operational office in Philadelphia, PA.

Responding to the rapid growth of its North America client base, ELC Group’s new US office will focus on providing language translation and localization services for an array of industry sectors, ranging from Life Sciences to Consumer Electronics and Military. The new US headquarters establishes a key regional base from which ELC Group plans to aggressively accelerate its language translation and localization services sales in North and South America, led by experienced business development executive Suzanne Morris.

Morris brings to ELC Group more than 10 years’ experience in the Translation and Localization industry, working with some of the industry’s top service providers. After two years as Director of Business Development for Transperfect, Suzanne moved onto thebigword in 2009, where she consolidated on her background in International Sales of Solutions, focusing upon the delivery of Globalized Products for Fortune 500 companies. Most recently she held the post of Localization Solutions Director for Local Concept.

Commenting on her appointment, Suzanne Morris said: “I look forward to helping ELC Group expand on its impressive global presence and to delivering strong business growth in the key North and South American markets. I will be focused on developing and executing an ambitious growth strategy for the company and the highly experienced team at ELC Group will be a great partner for this success.”

ELC Group CEO Marco Rubenstein added: “Suzanne's experience and knowledge network within the localization industry will not only boost ELC Group's expansion in the US and beyond, but also sends a strong message to our existing clients of our capabilities to meet their needs around the globe, 24/7.”

Suzanne holds a BA in Marketing, with a concentration in Spanish, from The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC.

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About ELC Group:
ELC GROUP is a full-service global provider of regulatory affairs consultancy. ELC GROUP delivers a complete service solution covering all aspects of Regulatory Affairs for medicinal products, medical devices, cosmetics, and food supplements. ELC GROUP also provides specialist REACH regulatory services to the Chemical industry and Corporate Language solutions (including Localization, Translations and DTP) for a wide range of industries.
ELC GROUP’s worldwide network of professionals spans all major Regulatory Affairs services across the key healthcare vertical markets of Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Clinical, Consumer Healthcare, Medical Devices, Nutraceuticals and Veterinary. The team ranges from former FDA investigators to individuals with over 30 years of industry experience and broad capabilities, including in the areas of integrated advanced technologies, Regulatory Affairs consulting and commercialisation services.

ELC GROUP works with equal success in partnership with large multi-nationals, small enterprises and start-ups, biotechs, CROs and device manufacturers.

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