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Andrew Waller appointed president Europe, Middle East, Africa and Global Partners Network for Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Amsterdam | December 20, 2011
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), a global leader specialized in business travel and meetings and events management, today announced 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 January 1, 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 Lines, British Airways and Hertz.
About Carlson Wagonlit Travel
CWT is a global leader specialized in managing business travel and meetings and events. CWT serves companies, government institutions and non-governmental organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries and territories. By leveraging both the expertise of its people and leading-edge technology, CWT helps clients derive the greatest value from their travel program in terms of savings, service, security and sustainability. The company is also committed to providing best-in-class service and assistance to travelers. CWT services and solutions comprise Traveler & Transaction Services, Program Optimization, Safety & Security, Meetings & Events and Energy Services. In 2010, sales volume for wholly owned operations and joint ventures totaled US$24.3 billion. For more information about CWT, please visit our global website at www.carlsonwagonlit.com. Follow us on Twitter@CarlsonWagonlit.
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