A professional engineer with a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Graz, Austria, he spent over 35 years in leading positions in research and development in the automotive industry in the US and abroad. A native German speaker, he also worked as a German/English technical translator for many years. His duties also include the development and management of Apex’s IT infrastructure, project management systems, and our corporate translation environment tools and linguistic databases, to assure an effective approach to project management, document management, and the management of linguistic resources.
Dr. Deltgen holds a Ph.D. from Cologne University, Germany, with a focus on comparative linguistics and anthropology. He is fluent in five languages and has a working knowledge in six more, including several non-European languages. Dr. Deltgen also pursued postgraduate studies in pharmacology and transcultural medicine, and received a post-doctoral degree of “Habilitation” from the same university. After several years of lecturing and research, he shifted to the business sector and has served in executive positions over a period of 25 years for several international corporations, including leading translation and localization firms.
Dr. Podratz holds a Ph.D. from the Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus, Germany with a focus on Theory of Architecture and Urban Planning, and a Ph.D. from the University of Potsdam, Germany, with a focus on Media Studies. She speaks five languages and is fascinated by the diverse cultural nuances transferred through language. After eleven years of teaching and research at universities in Europe and the USA, Dr. Podratz published her own books and worked for several large publishing companies as a writer and editor. Prior to starting at Apex, she worked as a translator and interpreter.
Located in our office in Germany and Austria, Europe, Mr. Schlamadinger coordinates communication between our customers in the European Union and our offices in the US. Prior to joining Apex, Mr. Schlamadinger has been active in management functions and as consultant in the mining and construction equipment industry in Western & Eastern Europe, United States, as well as in the Middle East.
In addition to managing the day-to-day office management tasks, Ms. Harrison also functions as Project Manager for Apex Translations. Her duties include preparing proposals and interacting with our translators and our clients from around the globe. Ms. Harrison holds an Associate’s Degree in Accounting and Business Administration.
Ms. Phillips holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Campbell University in Government with focus on pre-law. Prior to joining Apex, she has worked for two law firms as a paralegal/legal assistant. Her duties include preparing proposals and interacting with our translators and our clients from around the globe.
Before joining Apex, Ms. Bundy worked for the local government of North Carolina as an election official for the Washington County Board of Elections. At Apex, her main responsibility is to maintain close contact with our customers to address any questions or concerns in coordination with our Project Managers and Chief Linguist to ensure optimal customer service.
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