TransPerfect President Honored by Trinity College


TransPerfect President Honored by Trinity College

Contributions to Education and Community Service Cited

NEW YORK, NY July 11, 2007 - TransPerfect today announced that its President & CEO, Liz Elting, was honored with The Alumni Medal for Excellence from Trinity College. The Alumni Medal for Excellence is awarded annually to alumni who have made significant contributions to their professions and their communities.

Below is an excerpt from the address delivered by James F. Jones Jr., President and Trinity College Professor in the Humanities:

As the co-founder and CEO of TransPerfect Translations, one of the world's largest international language and business service companies, you are the model of a successful business woman and leader in your field.

You recognized a need in the translation industry for faster service and better quality. Together with a graduate school classmate, you converted $5,000 in start-up money into a two-person translation company that grew into the hugely successful, 500+ employee organization it is today. Over the course of your career, you and your company have garnered numerous awards from business organizations and magazines, including Entrepreneur Magazine's 'Woman of the Year' award in 2004, 'Entrepreneur of the Year' award from Ernst and Young in 2001, and Inc. Magazine's recognition as one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States in 2000. The media, including the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Crain's New York Business, also calls on you as a business resource.

I am honored to present for an Alumni Medal of Excellence, a dynamic leader in her field and loyal alumna, Elizabeth Elting, Class of 1987.

The award was presented to Ms. Elting, on-site at the Trinity College campus in Hartford, Connecticut.

About Trinity College

Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college that was founded in 1823 in historic Hartford, Connecticut. The College's 2,300 undergraduates are drawn from all parts of the U.S. and nearly 30 foreign countries. The faculty includes winners of the Pulitzer Prize, the MacArthur award, Guggenheims, Rockefellers, and other national awards. The College is home to the eighth-oldest chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in the country. With its long history of academic excellence, Trinity is consistently ranked among the country's top liberal arts colleges.

About TransPerfect
With revenue of over $250 million, TransPerfect is the largest privately held language services provider in the world. From offices in 66 cities on 5 continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in over 100 languages to multinationals worldwide. With a global network of over 4,000 linguists and subject-area specialists, TransPerfect is the largest translation company to be fully ISO 9001:2008 and EN 15038:2006 certified. TransPerfect is headquartered in New York and has regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit our website at

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