Venga Global Hires Cecil Looney as Chief Technology Officer

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Dublin, Ireland  – Venga Global, a leader in B2B2C translation and localisation, announced today that Cecil Looney has been named Chief Technology Officer (CTO), responsible for all aspects of the company’s technology development and strategy along with coordination of engineering activities across geographies. He will report to CEO Kåre Lindahl.

“With this appointment, we are adding senior leadership to our technology organization and further integrating engineering activities across regions. He has also been entrusted to manage the growth of strategic tool development, an important part of Venga Global’s success over the years” says Kåre Lindahl. 

Cecil has spent the last 22 years in the Language Industry with companies like Microsoft, Merril-Brink, ULG, and Language Connect. His career has been spent in the various aspects of the translation space, and focus has always been on continuous improvement, specifically around how technology can enable better services to clients – internal and external – either through faster service, improved quality, or cost reduction. 

He will lead the Technology and Engineering teams from Venga’s base in Ireland, giving him strategic access to the European market and providing a balance between teams in the Americas, Asia, and across Europe. 

Cecil adds; “I’m delighted to be given the opportunity to work with the Venga Global team – an industry recognised leader. Venga Global is renowned in the industry as an innovative and tech-savvy organisation. Our long-term plans include consolidating the existing tech stack to further streamline and innovate our technology portfolio, as well as providing additional services through technology to our clients”


With expertise in translation, localisation, and creative services in over 100 languages, Venga partners with clients to help them communicate globally and support their global ambitions. 

Venga follows a strategy of building robust programs for continuous translation and localisation for enterprise clients. These programs are supported by an agile production team, an innovative tools and technology approach, a specialized supply chain, and an ISO-certified quality assurance team. 

Venga’s clients can expect a long-term and transparent partnership. Venga is committed to continuous improvement and supporting client’s accelerated growth and localisation maturity. 

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Stephanie Harris

Venga Global

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