Marina Bentele Tel.: +41 44 585 12 72
Since 1991 Bentele Translations, Einsiedeln (in Perly until October 2013)
Position Freelance Translator, full-time since May 2009
Description Translation of a wide variety of texts from French and English into German. Main areas of work
include economics, finance, law, spatial development and cosmetics.
2004-2009 Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (BCV), Lausanne
Position Senior German Translator – Translation Unit
Description Translation of a wide variety of texts from French into German; revision of German texts; German
language consulting; translation management; management of insourcing and outsourcing; and the
development and management of the French-German translation memory.
2000-2004 Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie
Position Senior German Translator – Language Service
Description Translation of a wide variety of texts from French and English into German; revision of German
texts; German language consulting; translation management; management of insourcing and
outsourcing; and the development and management of the French-German and English-German
1997-2000 L’Oréal Switzerland S.A.
Position Assistant – Consumer Products Division
Description Various administrative tasks; consumer advice (in French and German); writing minutes and
various reports; proofreading marketing and advertising texts in German, French and Italian;
translation of marketing and advertising texts from French to German.
1995-1996 Discount Bank & Trust Company
Position Assistant – Private Banking Marketing, Legal and Commercial/Individuals
Description Various administrative tasks; translation and revision of economic and legal texts; writing minutes
and various reports; involved in ad campaigns.
1991-1995 University of Geneva
Degree in commercial and industrial sciences with a specialisation in business
1987-1991 Ecole de Traduction et d’Interprétation, University of Geneva
IT Various software: Word, Excel, Powerpoint,
CAT tools: Trados, Wordfast Classic
Languages German: Mother tongue
French and English: Excellent
Italian and Spanish: Basic knowledge
Hobbies Piano, reading, skiing, swimming, jogging, travelling (visited various countries in
Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America)