Pierre Milet has been appointed executive vice president and group chief financial officer for Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), effective immediately.
Based in Paris, he will report to Douglas Anderson, CWT president and chief executive officer, and will be a member of the global executive team.
Milet brings to the position over 20 years’ experience in finance, including financial planning and analysis, accounting, control and reporting, as well as mergers and acquisitions in various industries and countries.
Prior to his promotion, Milet was CFO for the Europe Middle East Africa operations of CWT. Before joining CWT, Milet worked for seven years within the Avaya Inc. group, holding key finance roles for several business units in Belgium, the United States and Germany. Before that, Milet worked for Lucent Technologies in France and spent seven years at Arthur Andersen.
Commenting on the appointment, Douglas Anderson said that, “In addition to his strong financial background, Pierre brings to this key position his excellent industry knowledge and business acumen, all essential to maximise our effectiveness in this challenging and ever-evolving business environment.”