RWS Life Sciences Welcomes New Managing Director



RWS is pleased to announce the appointment of Jon Hart as Managing Director of RWS Life Sciences, effective 13 May. Jon is highly skilled in revenue and profit growth, with broad experience across the entire value chain including marketing, sales, operations and technology. During his career, Jon has held direct responsibility for sales teams, operations and clients across the US, Europe and Asia. Based in RWS’s East Hartford office, Jon will have overall managerial responsibility for RWS Life Sciences. He takes over from Joe Lugo, RWS’s Group Chief Operating Officer, who has acted as interim Managing Director for the last six months. RWS’s Group Chief Executive Officer, Richard Thompson, commented “Jon’s proven track record of scaling businesses, sound P&L management and reputation for building collaborative teams positions him perfectly to lead RWS Life Sciences and we are delighted to have him on board." About RWS Life Sciences RWS Life Sciences is the world’s second largest life sciences translation practice and provides a full suite of language services exclusively for the life sciences industry. Find out more: RWS Life Sciences is a division of RWS, a world-leading provider of translation and localization, intellectual property support solutions and life sciences language services. Contact Sara Bell, Group Marketing and Communications Director, RWS +44 (0)1753 480200
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RWS Holdings plc is the world’s leading provider of technology-enabled language, content management and intellectual property services. We help our customers to connect with and bring new ideas to people globally by communicating business critical content at scale and enabling the protection and realization of their innovations. 

Our vision is to help organizations interact effectively with people anywhere in the world by solving their language, content and market access challenges through our collective global intelligence, deep expertise and smart technology. 

Customers include 90 of the globe’s top 100 brands, the top 10 pharmaceutical companies and 18 of the top 20 patent filers worldwide. Our client base spans Europe, Asia Pacific, and North and South America across the technology, pharmaceutical, medical, legal, chemical, automotive, government and telecommunications sectors, which we serve from offices across five continents. 

Founded in 1958, RWS is headquartered in the UK and publicly listed on AIM, the London Stock Exchange regulated market (RWS.L). 

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