20 November 2012

One Hour Translation Opens Office in Kiev, Ukraine

- Sales and support hub for East Europe and Russia 
- Plans to expand Kiev office to 50 employees by end 2013 

Nicosia, Cyprus - 20 November 2012 (PRNewswire) - In the past year, One Hour Translation has seen a tremendous growth in demand for professional translation from Eastern Europe and from Russia. In order to better serve customers from these regions, One Hour Translation has recently opened an office in Kiev, Ukraine. 

The Ukraine office will serve as a sales and support hub for East Europe and Russia, as well as an additional R&D center for the company. One Hour Translation is planning on expanding its Kiev office to 50 employees by the end of 2013. "We have seen a substantial growth in the Eastern European market recently," says Ofer Shoshan, CEO of One Hour Translation, "thus we decided to open a local office in Kiev that will work directly with Russian speaking customers that use our services," continued Shoshan. "We already established local partnerships with various businesses and service providers in these markets," Shoshan concludes. 

With the growing global economy and the economic crises in Europe, many European companies are expending more effort in working with Eastern European customers, and vice versa. "We see a lot of translations from English, French, Spanish and German to and from Russian and from Russian to these languages," says Mr.David Shaw, VP Customer Service at One Hour Translation. "Most of the translations are of marketing material, websites and legal related documents," continued Shaw, "With our local presence in Kiev we are able to work more closely with businesses from that region." 

One Hour Translation is the largest professional translation service online, with thousands of business customers and over 15000 translators worldwide. Among our customers are Google, IBM, RedBull, Pfizer, The US Army, Toyota, 3M, Xerox, Avon, Zynga, McCann-Erickson, Linkedin, SAP, Coca-Cola and many others. It specializes in localization projects, website translation, technical translation, legal translation, and business translation. 

Source: One Hour Translation