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Venga Global CEO, Kåre Lindahl, new Chairman of GALA

Kare Lindahl naimed 2019 GALA Chairman

Last week Globalization and Localization Association announced and welcomed Kåre Lindahl as new Chairman of the Board for 2019.

Full details about the board can be found on the association’s website, https://www.gala-global.org/gala-board-directors.

With over 25 years experience in high-tech gained by serving in executive roles within companies such as Oracle, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, and Hogia, Kåre founded Venga Global in 2008.

Kåre comes to the position of Chairman after over 8 years as a GALA member and experience as Vice-Chairman in 2018.

He has held several board positions in the localization industry including, Northern California Translators Organization and The Institute of Localisation Professionals.

When asked about the main opportunities he foresees with this new position, Kåre stated: “I am very excited to follow previous board’s work on growing our membership to include all stakeholders in the globalization industry, such as growing our membership in Asia and among buyers of globalization services. As a membership organization, our mission is to help our members succeed and to drive industry development by building professional communities, sharing knowledge, and advancing best practices.”