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Carlson Wagonlit Travel Announces New Responsibilities for Three Key Executives
Paris | November 13, 2007
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the leading travel management company, today announced that three of its senior executives will take on new responsibilities within the company on January 1, 2008.
Berthold Trenkel, currently chief operating officer, Asia Pacific, has been named to the newly created position of executive vice president, Traveler & Transaction Services. This global position was created to further drive client satisfaction while increasing operational efficiency and consistency worldwide. Mr. Trenkel has also been named president, Asia-Pacific. Based in Singapore, he will remain on the CWT executive team and continue reporting to Hubert Joly, president and chief executive officer.
Martin Warner, executive vice president, Global Account Solutions, has been appointed chief operating officer, Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, he will report to Berthold Trenkel and continue to be a member of the CWT executive team. This appointment follows a five-year period in which Mr. Warner and his team brought the management of CWT global accounts and the development of the company's global sales to unprecedented, industry-leading levels. In his new role, Mr. Warner will be responsible for driving the continuous growth of CWT in Asia Pacific, where the company has more than 3,100 employees and is expected to generate sales volume of US$2.6 billion in 2007.
Cathy Voss, senior vice president, Global Accounts, North America, has been named executive vice president, Global Account Solutions. She will report to Mr. Joly and join the CWT executive team. Ms. Voss will be responsible for developing the relationships CWT has with the largest and most global companies around the world. Expanding the CWT Program Optimization offering will be another one of her principal responsibilities.
Commenting on these appointments, Mr. Joly said, "As a global leader in travel management, CWT is committed to delivering the highest levels of service and client satisfaction around the world. Berthold, Martin and Cathy have vast experience and proven expertise from which our clients will benefit greatly."