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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), has been 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.

New president for CWT North America and Latin America

New president for CWT North America and Latin America

3 December 2011 Press Release Organisations & Operators

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has revealed that Håkan Ericsson, currently president Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) and Latin America, has been appointed president CWT North America and Latin America, effective 1 January 2012. In North America, he will succeed Jack O’Neill, who will retire at the end of this year, after a long and successful travel industry career.

CWT grows Latin American footprint

CWT grows Latin American footprint

6 November 2011 Press Release Organisations & Operators

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) announces that it has acquired Net Tour Viagens E Turismo Ltda (Net Tours) through its local Brazilian subsidiary, Wagons Lits Turismo Do Brasil Ltda (CWT Brazil). Net Tours, based in Sao Paulo, Brazil has provided travel management expertise to corporate travellers since 1995.

Carlson predicts global travel price hikes

17 October 2011 Tourism News

Prices in most geographic areas and travel categories including air, hotel, rail, car rental and meetings and events are expected to rise next year according to Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s 2012 Travel Price Forecast.

CWT announces strong performance

CWT announces strong performance

22 August 2011 Press Release Organisations & Operators

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announces that its sales volume for the first half of 2011 was US$13.4 billion, representing a 10 percent increase compared to the same period in 2010 (on a constant currency basis). Transactions rose 5 percent to 30.8 million in the first six months of 2011.

New appointment for CWT Meetings & Events

New appointment for CWT Meetings & Events

17 August 2011 Press Release Travel Events News

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has hired Jane Baker as a business development manager to join its growing CWT Meetings & Events UK & Ireland team. Baker brings more than 12 years of experience in sales, marketing and event management to the newly created role.

CWT appoints Bessec as CFO for UK

CWT appoints Bessec as CFO for UK

Carlson Wagonlit Travel has appointed Manuel Bessec as chief financial officer (CFO) for the UK & Ireland. He replaces Alan Donald who has been promoted to the role of CFO for CWT’s global supplier, products and technology team.