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CWT appoints EMEA president

CWT appoints EMEA president

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has revealed that Andrew Waller, currently executive vice president United Kingdom & Ireland, and the Mediterranean (Spain, Italy, Egypt, Greece and Morocco), is appointed president CWT Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) and Global Partners Network, effective 1 January 2012. Waller succeeds Håkan Ericsson who is appointed president CWT North America and Latin America.

Waller, a British national, will become a member of the CWT executive team and will report to Douglas Anderson, CWT president and CEO.

Waller joined CWT in 2005 as executive vice president UK. Responsibility for Ireland was added to his role in 2008 after he led the acquisition of CWT’s Irish partner agency, Executive Travel. He has recently taken responsibility for the Mediterranean region.

“Under Andrew’s leadership, his team has delivered impressive results for our customers and for the business. I am confident that with his experience and drive, he will lead the EMEA region with the same passion,” said Douglas Anderson.

Prior to joining CWT, Waller was managing director of Silverstone Circuits and led the promotion of the Formula One British Grand Prix. Before that he held senior management positions with Walt Disney Theme Parks and Resorts UK, Norwegian Cruise Line, British Airways and Hertz.