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Manager of the Year Award 2014

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We are proud to announce that Anna Chiara Astuti, our Translation Team Leader,  has been awarded Professional Services Manager Of The Year 2014, in a competition that was run by REED.

Chiara was up against 700 other managers who were nominated across the UK & Ireland and was crowned Professional Services Manager of the Year by a panel of judges including Tom Lovell, group managing director at REED, and Clare Hill, managing director at The Content Marketing Association.

Chiara says: “I’mproud of what winning Professional Services Manager of the Year represents for my team at Language Connect. We have worked very hard together to try to achieve something positive for ourselves and our clients, and I see this award as an acknowledgement of that work.”  Chiara has worked at Language Connect for three and a half years and enjoys making her team believe in their individual abilities. Through showing her team how their efforts can completely transform the fortunes of those who rely on their service, Chiara aims to motivate them and increase their confidence.

Her nomination sums up the qualities that have won her the loyalty and commitment of her team: “No one works harder than Chiara. No one shows greater determination to give clients what they need, when they need it. No one has more knowledge to share, and no one shares it with more generosity or skill. Chiara tirelessly motivates her team to do good work. She makes people want to do better for the company, for the client, for themselves and for her.”

Ben Taylor, Managing Director of Language Connect, said: “We’re very proud of Chiara for being recognised as an outstanding manager in this national award. By empowering and investing in our staff, we help maximise their full potential to achieve amazing things as this accolade demonstrates.  The fact that she was nominated for the award by her colleagues is testament to the spirit of recognition and reward that we foster throughout the company.”

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