The fact that Lynn has a paper that was recently published in a peer reviewed journal displays that she has current knowledge of the material for sale.
Another requirement in the sales field is the ability to easily interact and connect with different individuals (Friedman, 2011). The fact that Lynn is good with people can show that she has the needed charisma that could be helpful in the business. Her only fallback is her competency with the English language which as mentioned is being solved. The lack of a perfect hold over the English language is a temporary obstacle that can be easily surpassed with frequent lessons and practice. The achievements so far attained by the candidate (Lynn) in other areas supports the theory that she will be able to overcome the issue of the language barrier in a short period of time. The appointment of Lynn would be a long term solution to the needs required by the company in their sales