2021-06-28

Launch of Toppan Digital Language


Toppan Digital Language to bring innovative, customer-centric approach in provision of language service and solutions 

Toppan Digital Language, the international language services and solutions specialist is excited to announce its launch in the language and content solutions market. With a focus on regulated and business-critical content, Toppan Digital Language brings together a unique combination of skills, resources, and technology to deliver high-quality, innovative solutions to help its customers grow and protect their revenues in international markets through localized content. 

Christophe Djaouani, a veteran of over 20 years in the language and content solutions industry, has been appointed President and head of Toppan Digital Language. Alexandra Jarvis and Anna Gargiulo are appointed to the executive team as Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Sales Officer respectively. Kenny Yeo is appointed as Global Marketing Director. 

On the launch of Toppan Digital Language, Christophe Djaouani said:

“The premium market segment of regulated industries has been underserved by traditional language service providers. Buyers of translation, localization and content services face a complex set of challenges to communicate and operate with confidence in multilingual contexts and our aim is to overcome these challenges with an innovative, customer-centric approach that truly responds to the needs of the customers. We are excited to launch Toppan Digital Language and look forward to working with companies across the globe.” 

Toppan Digital Language is headquartered in London, United Kingdom and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore-based Toppan Leefung, with its ultimate parent being global printing giant, Japan-based Toppan Inc. Listed on the Tokyo stock exchange (Tokyo: 7911), Toppan Inc. generated revenues of ¥1,486bn (US$13.6bn) in FY2020 and has over 52,000 employees worldwide. 

Chee Tong Yeo, President of Toppan Leefung, said: 

Our launch of Toppan Digital Language presents an opportunity for us to continue meeting our clients’ diverse demands internationally. Entering the language solutions market with a leadership team with a proven track record of success positions us well to become a trusted partner of our customers and deliver to them solutions of highest standards for their businesses and to work with them to continuously push the boundaries of service through innovation. We look forward to seeing the team delivering on their vision.”

“With regulated or business-critical content, accuracy, compliance, and security—with agility and speed to market—will be at the heart of any solution provided. With the extensive capabilities and global footprint of Toppan behind us, I know we can deliver an industry-leading experience for our customers,” added Christophe Djaouani.

Toppan Digital Language is founded on the core values of customer service, innovation and collaborative partnership. It brings together deep industry expertise with a keen understanding of its customers’ sectors and business needs. The Company bring a fresh approach to technological innovation, always putting the customer first and building solutions which combine best-of-breed third-party and proprietary technologies, cognizant of the fast pace of language technology innovation and our customers’ ecosystems. Toppan Digital Language works with customers at all stages of maturity to become their trusted and strategic partner for global content. 

Contacts:

Christophe Djaouani, President: christophedjaouani@toppandigital.com

Anna Gargiulo, Chief Sales Officer: annagargiulo@toppandigital.com 

Alexandra Jarvis, Chief Strategy Officer: alexjarvis@toppandigital.com 

Kenny Yeo, Global Marketing Director: kennyyeo@toppandigital.com 

Further information: 

About Toppan Digital Language 

Toppan Digital Language is an exciting new force in the language solutions market with a clear focus on helping clients confidently navigate and de-risk their regulated and business critical multilingual content. Established by a team of highly trusted localization experts with headquarters in London, Toppan Digital Language prides itself on tech-enabled customized solutions for our customers’ translation needs to consistently meet and exceed their quality and content security requirements with global reach and local touch. Visit us online at https://toppanleefung.com/companies/toppan-digital-language/ 

Toppan Digital Language Executive Team Biographies

Christophe Djaouani (President) focuses on driving the go-to-market strategy and direction and running high level operations while providing motivating leadership. He has 21 years’ industry experience having started his career with RR Donnelley, serving Fortune 500 and customers in highly regulated industries as Executive Vice President, achieving consistent revenue and profit margin growth. Christophe holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Florida International University.

Anna Gargiulo (Chief Sales Officer) focuses on profitable revenue generation and growth, the customer acquisition strategy and retention, talent acquisition and retention, and is the chief client advocate. For over 20 years, Anna has been in the translation business– with a primary focus on regulated markets, most recently as Vice President of Sales at SDL where she successfully and profitably grew revenue year on year.  Anna holds a Bachelor of Arts in Romance Languages from the University of Chicago. 

Alexandra Jarvis (Chief Strategy Officer) focuses on building value through corporate development, strategic initiatives, mergers and acquisitions, partner relationships and finance. Alex spent 16 years in financial services, as an equity analyst focused on the technology and services sector, before joining the language industry with SDL plc in 2017, where she was Senior Vice President Corporate Strategy, Corporate Marketing and Communications. Alex holds an MA in Modern Languages from the University of Oxford. 

Kenny Yeo (Global Marketing Director) focuses on customer advocacy and marketing. Kenny previously worked with GSK R&D to explore & implement novel digital initiatives to innovate clinical trials, building on his management consulting experience with Deloitte Digital to modernize customer journeys across the life sciences industry. Kenny holds an MSc in Management from London Business School, and a BA in Economics from Northwestern University.