About the session
TransPerfect & Semantix – How and why the most global got more global
The news about the TransPerfect-Semantix merger took the industry by surprise. What is the rationale behind the largest M&A transaction in TransPerfect’s history and what does it mean for the Nordic market and language industry community?
Johan Höök is a nearly 30-year translation industry veteran and a Regional Director for the Nordics for TransPerfect. As part of the company’s ESG team, he helps businesses with complex language, tech, and market requirements succeed in the global marketplace. Johan began his career as a software localizer in 1992 and has held roles at LSPs including Ordhuset, Berlitz GlobalNET, Bowne Global Solutions, and Lionbridge. He lives in Stockholm with his wife, kids, and cat.