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Divergent Language Solutions Adds Industry Veteran to Leadership Team and Opens New York Office.

Divergent expands East Coast presence and grows sales leadership to address changing translation landscape.

NEW YORK, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Divergent, a fast-growing translation and interpretation company, today announced the opening of their New York office and the hiring of Mark Hjerpe to lead the sales team and oversee channel management and partnerships. Hjerpe has played a pioneering role in the growth of the global language services and technology industry and brings to Divergent over 14 years of experience building successful global teams and providing oversight and direction to achieve consistent, repeatable revenue.

"Divergent is expanding rapidly to address the changing competitive landscape in the translation industry. At Divergent, we believe that our excellence in speed, quality and service, brought to the table alongside industry-leading technology, is a welcome change for corporate customers and a winning combination for growth. The advent of SaaS-based, vendor-flexible translation management platforms has essentially unlocked longstanding relationships between corporate translation buyers and large, global translation companies; allowing customers to easily work with the vendors like Divergent that truly meet their needs, rather than having to default to a centrally contracted provider," says Hjerpe.

Prior to joining Divergent, Hjerpe spent over a decade as a top revenue generator and sales manager at one of largest global translation services companies, where he sourced, team-led and closed many of their global enterprise relationships. Hjerpe was then brought on board to drive enterprise sales growth at Smartling, a SaaS software provider that offers an industry-leading translation management platform. Hjerpe brings to Divergent a unique combination of services and software sales and sales management experience and a proven track record on both fronts.

"Mark brings with him extensive experience in the global translation industry. Divergent will leverage this expertise toward expanding into new regions and industries and growing market share. He also has proven experience in team building and team management, both of which are crucial to our growth strategy. We are excited to have Mark on our team and expect that he will have an enduring impact on our company," says Brandon Carney, Divergent CEO.

Divergent Language Solutions is a full-scale language service provider specializing in the translation of legal, financial, corporate, and technical documents. With a 100+ years of collective experience, the Divergent team has a proven track record in translation, localization, interpretation, cultural consulting and global branding. With this depth of expertise in language solutions, Divergent is uniquely positioned to understand and meet the specific needs of their clients.

Contact: Brandon Carney, 1-415-525-4313, [email protected]

SOURCE Divergent Language Solutions, LLC

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