Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 24, 2012
Pacific Interpreters, Inc., a leading provider of over-the-phone interpreting for healthcare, business, and government markets, today announced that its Chairman of the Board, Peter Harris, has been named Chief Executive Officer. David Porter, who has been serving as the Company’s President, will continue as President and Chief Operating Officer.
Continued Focus on Aggressive Growth
Pacific Interpreters has experienced dramatic growth in the last few years. As the company enters its 20th year of operations, today’s leadership changes demonstrate the commitment of Sterling Partners, the company’s principal investor, to provide additional resources to support growth while preserving the high quality of services. “These leadership changes and an enhanced technology platform currently in development have poised Pacific Interpreters to double in size,” explains Harris, the new CEO.
“We plan to stay hyper-focused on extraordinary customer service, positive outcomes, and improved efficiency to maintain our high level of customer satisfaction and to support our growth trajectory,” says Harris.
Peter Harris is a seasoned executive and business operator. During his career, he has held the position of CEO or COO at several companies, including the largest domestic provider of executive office suites, a national staffing firm, the country's largest independent adult day care services provider, and the largest owner and operator of Jiffy Lube stores. Harris also has served on more than a dozen boards of directors for companies in service and manufacturing industries, and holds an undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School.
President of Pacific Interpreters since 2007, David Porter has been named to the newly-created position of President and Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Porter will focus his efforts on overseeing the mission-critical areas of technology and operations. “During the past several months, I’ve worked closely with Peter as our Board Chair, and I am delighted we will be working together as we press forward to even greater success,” remarks Porter. Porter joined Pacific Interpreters in 2003 as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
About Pacific Interpreters, Inc.
Pacific Interpreters, Inc. is a comprehensive language services provider, helping to eliminate language barriers by offering telephonic interpreting, document translation, and consulting services to serve Limited English Proficient individuals. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon since 1992, Pacific Interpreters offers specialized language services for healthcare, business, and government markets.
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