SeproTec Multilingual Solutions strengthens its senior management team with three major appointments
- Appointed as Corporate General Director, Alvaro Paradinas will play an active role in the organization’s G&A services and M&A activities.
- IP industry expert and patent attorney Dr. Robert Fichter joins the SeproTec Group to lead the worldwide organizational and growth plans of the IP Division
- Jose Figueroa joins the SeproTec Group as Managing Director of US Operations for SHIP Global IP and SeproTec Multilingual Solutions
Madrid (Spain) —September 27th, 2022 — SeproTec Multilingual Solutions announces the incorporation of three professionals with significant expertise in their respective sectors who come to bolster the company’s existing management team.
These additions respond to SeproTec's strong and methodical growth plan based on both organic development and the acquisition of other companies specializing in multilingual services, technological development, and intellectual property management that involves both SeproTec Multillingual Solutions and SHIP Global IP.
"We are very pleased to make these additions to our management team, as their knowledge, experience and energy will be invaluable to the exponential growth of the organization on a worldwide basis. In addition, it is personally satisfying to see how our organization’s track record and growth plans are attracting this calibre of talent to our industry," said Juan Julián Léon, SeproTec’s CEO, when welcoming the new additions to their new roles. “The two additions to our IP Division team are a clear sign of our commitment to and long-term strategic vision regarding the IP industry,” said Juan Julián León.
Corporate General Directorate
Alvaro Paradinas joins the SeproTec Group as Corporate General Director, reporting directly to CEO Juan Julián León. Located in the Madrid headquarters, Paradinas will play an active role within the company M&A strategy. He will also have direct responsibility over the Human Resources, IT & Systems, legal and Procurement corporate services.
Álvaro holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Sciences from the IEE (Institución Empresarial Europea) and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Wales. In addition, he has 25 years of professional experience in business management in leading companies within the AI, robotics, intelligent structure development and IT services and consulting sectors, holding the position of Director of Corporate Development in recent years in different listed companies. This experience will be an important asset for SeproTec group.
Dr. Robert Fichter has been recently appointed as IP Global Managing Director to lead the organizational and growth plans of the IP Division, reporting to company CEO Juan Julián León.
With a PhD in chemistry from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Dr. Robert Fichter is a German patent, European patent and European trademark and design attorney, and a renowned professional within the IP sector.
The new leader of the organization’s IP Division has 25 years’ experience in the IP industry, in which he has held various managerial positions, having been responsible for the establishment, strategic direction, and management of day-to-day operations at an international IP law practice.
Prior to that, Dr. Fichter was a partner with a German patent law firm dealing with leading local and international clients, that position being preceded by a multi-year assignment in the corporate IP department of a multinational company in the life sciences field. Dr. Fichter will be based in Munich.
Juris Doctor Jose Figueroa joins the company as Managing Director, Americas, with primary responsibility for designing and executing the growth strategy for SHIP Global IP in the US. Figueroa will also oversee the company’s portfolio of services and support the entire organization as it grows and scales its operations.
Mr. Figueroa obtained his bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Juris Doctor degree from Ohio State University, along with an MBA from the University of New Orleans. In his rich professional career he has worked in large and medium size multi-national organizations in the legal technology and IP solutions industries. With an extensive international exposure across North and South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, Mr. Figueroa has a distinct culturally-diverse understanding of multiple customer segments including corporate, legal practices and government.
Mr. Figueroa will report to Dr. Robert Fichter and be based at the organization’s US headquarters in Austin, Texas.
A provider of multilingual services, SeproTec Multilingual Solutions is one of the top 30 companies in the world in its sector. The company offers a broad range of translation, localization and interpreting services for businesses and, through its subsidiary SHIP Global IP, also provides intellectual property management services through a technology platform developed specifically for the IP sector. The company provides its services internationally and has production centers strategically located to ensure 24/7 service, 365 days a year.
SeproTec has continued its internationalization and has obtained official certifications for its processes and management systems for translation services, quality control, and environmental management (UNE-EN ISO 17100, ISO 13485, ISO 9001, and ISO 14001).