New staff

Posted: 15/05/18

Last month we welcomed five new colleagues to our team. Svetlana Been and Gisela Staal-Kooistra have joined the vendor and sales teams in the roles of vendor manager and commercial director respectively. Svetlana will be responsible for maintaining, expanding and carrying out quality controls on all suppliers who work on our translation projects. “Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try” are the words that inspired Svetlana to take this new career path and join Global textware. With Gisela’s arrival, we have every confidence that we will achieve our growth ambitions over the coming years. Gisela is an old friend of Global textware, having returned to us following a three-year absence. She therefore has a good understanding of the market in which Global textware operates. “Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try” The production team has also received reinforcements in the person of Linda Bisschop-Brontsema, Fer Dillema and Roeland Bentvelzen. Fer and Linda have joined us as project managers − a role in which they find it a challenge to bring every translation job to a successful conclusion. And with the completion of his translation training, Roeland has the right foundation for his role as a […]


Wonderful edition of the 2017 Global textware NK Winter Triathlon

Posted: 12/06/17

Even though winter left our country some time ago, a great many people were engaged in winter sports last Sunday in and around the Kardinge sports centre in Groningen. About 200 athletes participated in the Global textware NK Winter Triathlon. Despite the anticipated bad weather, it was actually a beautiful day to take part in sports. The running, cycling, and skating rounds covered different distances and were completed in different age categories. In addition to the individual Quart Triathlon, there was also the relay Quart Triathlon, a Kids Triathlon, and a Youth Triathlon. In the main part, the individual Quart Triathlon, the national title was won by Teun Sweere. With a time of 2 hours and 27 minutes, he ran 10 kilometres, cycled 46 kilometres, and skated 20 kilometres. For the women, Eline Lute-Kuin won the national title with a time of 2 hours and 44 minutes. Raymund Prins of Global textware just missed reaching the podium in his age category 55+. With a time of 2 hours and 50 minutes, he was more than 2 minutes under the time he achieved last year. “I should be proud of this because I gave my all and trained […]


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