Lori Thicke
Lori Thicke

Founder/CEO

Lori Thicke, a native of Canada, founded her first company when she was just 12 years old. She went on to found her next company at 17 and, as a result, appeared regularly in the local press. At 19 she sold her company to return to university. While earning her two degrees she also worked…

Ros
Ros Smith-Thomas

Vendor Manager and Co-Owner

Ros, a native of Sevenoaks in the United Kingdom, moved to Paris in her early 20s. Before joining Lexcelera, Ros worked for 17 years in the language training business, first as a teacher and subsequently as Administrative Manager for a Parisian language school. Ros joined the company in 1992 as General Manager, bringing considerable interpersonal and…

Laurence Roguet

Chief Operations Officer

As Chief Operations Officer, Laurence has a wide variety of responsibilities, including overseeing day to day operations, coordinating the teams and making sure Lexcelera’s strategy is successfully deployed. Laurence entered the localization industry over a dozen years ago as a Senior Project Manager for Lionbridge. Successive promotions to Vendor Manager, Resource Manager (for both linguists…

Wendy Taylor

Office Manager

Wendy’s international career has spanned two decades, three continents and numerous roles. During her thirteen years as a soloist at the Lido in Paris, her organizational skills were frequently called upon. As a performer and an assistant to the musical director, she was responsible for introducing technological improvements to the orchestra’s organization.  Despite 6 nights…

Fabrice Chabot

Lead Engineer, Machine Translation

Fabrice joined Lexcelera in 2011, where he is managing machine translation and linguistic engineering. He started in the localization industry as a terminologist in 1999 in Bowne Global Solutions then in Lionbridge until 2010. He has worked in various fields including terminology, CAT management and linguistic engineering, especially machine translation and computer-aided review. Fabrice has…

Stéphane Almin

Senior Localization Project Manager

After working for 15 years Stéphane’s vast experience in translation and localization gives him a comprehensive understanding of clients’ needs. He also has a good knowledge of skills and expectations when it comes to the different stakeholders involved in the localization industry. His technical background helps him to handle varied projects with sometimes complex configurations.…

Denise Bedouret

Head, Buenos Aires

A bright and dynamic member of the team, Denise joined Lexcelera after graduating with a Translation Degree from the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Having previously worked as a freelance translator and editor, her excellent skills and professional attitude have seen her rapidly promoted from Assistant Project Manager to heading our…

Ganyue Lei

Head, Singapore office

Ganyue is a native of China.  Before joining to Lexcelera, she worked for the French Food Promotion Board and the French Trade Commission in Shanghai. Alongside interpretation and translation services, she also handled other activities like event organization and market research. In 2003 Ganyue decided to move to Paris.  She joined Lexcelera in 2005 and…