Working languages:
English to Portuguese
Portuguese to English

William ODay
35 years in international business

Local time: 13:28 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: English Native in English, Portuguese Native in Portuguese
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Also works in:
AccountingMining & Minerals / Gems
Metallurgy / CastingMechanics / Mech Engineering
Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)Management
Law: Patents, Trademarks, CopyrightLaw: Contract(s)
International Org/Dev/CoopEngineering (general)
Business/Commerce (general)Automotive / Cars & Trucks
English to Portuguese - Standard rate: 0.20 USD per word / 50 USD per hour
Portuguese to English - Standard rate: 0.20 USD per word / 50 USD per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 1
Experience Registered at May 2005. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Excel, Word, Powerpoint
CV/Resume CV/Resume (DOC)
About me
I have spent 35 years as an executive in multi-national companies working in English and Portuguese with customers, suppliers, and visitors to and from Brazil and Latin America. Experience includes banking, engineering, R&D, sales & marketing, licensing, and new business formation and has involved the writing of contracts, documents, presentations, and reports in both of my languages. BS Metallurgy (MIT) MBA Finance (Boston College)

I lived in Rio de Janeiro from age 7 to 18 and later returned to work in Chase Manhattan Bank's subsidiary. Then, I started up a machinery manufacturing business in Brazil for an American multi-national firm and ran it for 17 years.

Translation of operating and maintenance manuals and computer screen terminology, button labels,signs.

Writing and translation of contracts during negotiations, modifying each version to reflect currently-agreed-to wording.

Pricing is flexible to meet market, delivery is prompt.
Keywords: contracts, marketing, sales, patents, technical, mechanical, machinery, maintenance, operation, metallurgy, plastics, materials, design, water, quarries, mining, presentations, accounting

Profile last updated
Jan 5, 2007

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