About CB Multilingual and Silvia Cerrella Bauer

Proactive – Personal – Precise – Swiss standards

A passion for multilingual communication: As an owner-managed business located in the Zurich area, CB Multilingual has been providing high-quality multilingual business communication solutions to a range of well-known Swiss and foreign companies and organisations since 2012.

Our mission statement

CB Multilingual is a fusion of Latin passion and Swiss precision, reliability and quality.

  • We are dynamic, flexible and diverse.
  • We communicate with our partners as equals, whether they are suppliers or clients.
  • We seek to build long-term client relationships based on trust.
  • We keep abreast of technological innovations in the language services sector.
  • We focus on security and confidentiality in all that we do.
  • We play an active role in professional associations.
  • We are constantly learning and seeking opportunities to enhance our knowledge.

We put our heart and soul into ensuring your message is understood and achieves its purpose.

We are CB Multilingual

Our long-standing industry expertise and the linguistic and technical knowledge of our international pool of mother-tongue experts allow us to fulfil your multilingual communication requirements effectively in every respect.

Silvia Cerrella Bauer

Managing Director


Having graduated in architecture at the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Lausanne, Silvia soon rediscovered her passion for languages and completed additional studies to qualify as a conference interpreter. She subsequently undertook further training in terminology, corporate communications and business administration. Silvia has many years of experience working in a variety of management positions on both the client and supplier sides of the language services sector, and as a consultant and trainer in terminology and translation. Her core competencies lies in forming and leading teams of translators to develop solutions for corporate language projects and in optimising linguistic processes.

Silvia has been certified member of the Swiss association of translators, terminologists and interpreters ASTTI since 2006. She also served as Vice President (2008-2011) and Board member (2007-2022) of ASTTI. As an ECQA-certified terminology trainer, she has led numerous ECQA Certified Terminology Manager certification training sessions. She is fluent in English, German, French, Italian and Spanish.


Donata Bauer

Marketing/Online Communications


Donata holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of St Gallen, a master’s degree in international business from Queen’s University (Kingston, Canada), and has experience in marketing at a number of firms. At CB Multilingual she is responsible for marketing and communications strategies, projects and campaigns, and also assists with project coordination. She speaks fluent German, Italian, English and Spanish.


CB Multilingual assigns every project to the right language expert, and applies state-of-the-art language technology and processes, ensuring sustained added value for our clients.

You can download our flyer here: Flyer CBM.

Get in touch with CB Multilingual if you are interested in finding the right solution for your language project.

Why CB Multilingual?

Our value proposition at a glance:

  • Single point of entry with a comprehensive service portfolio
  • Proactive, personal consultation and support
  • In-depth knowledge of the linguistic specifics of the Swiss market
  • Extensive experience in the language industry
  • Seasoned core team, well- established in the language industry
  • Network of highly qualified language experts in various disciplines
  • Short lines of communication and rapid response times
  • Commitment to established quality standards
  • European certification in terminology management
  • Consistent track record of customer satisfaction
  • High-quality services at competitive prices

Our Managing Director is a member of the Management Board of two professional associations: ASTTI (Swiss Translators’, Terminologists’ and Interpreters’ Association) and SKO‘s Züri Land Regional Group.

She is also a member of Swiss Label and Deutscher Terminologie-Tag e.V.

Furthermore, she holds an ECQA certification as CTM Certified Terminology Manager.

We cooperate with external partners to offer our clients an enhanced range of services.


We believe in helping people in need in our own region, irrespective of religious, social or political orientation and feel privileged to be providing support to Sozialwerke Pfarrer Sieber.