Walker to head market communications for Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Walker to head market communications for Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Carlson Wagonlit Travel has announced the appointment of Julian Walker as head of market communications and PR.

Based in London, and reporting into the strategy and commerce organisation, Walker will have responsibility for market communications, communications strategy and public relations.

He was previously group corporate affairs director at Amec Foster Wheeler, and, prior to that, he was head of corporate communications and investor relations for Travelport.

He also is a former head of EMEA corporate communications for The Chase Manhattan Bank and has held various senior agency positions.

“I am delighted to welcome Julian to the team,” comments Patrick Andersen, chief strategy and commerce officer, Carlson Wagonlit Travel.

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“He brings us over 25 years of communications expertise, which combines in-house and agency experience, from both the travel industry and wider business community.”

CWT is a global leader specialised in managing business travel and meetings and events.

The organisation serves companies, government institutions and non-governmental organisations of all sizes in more than 150 countries and territories.