Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), one of the global players specialized in managing business travel and meetings and events has announced that Andrew Waller, currently Executive Vice President United Kingdom, Ireland and the Mediterranean, is now appointed President CWT Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) and Global Partners Network, effective January 1, 2012.
CWT serves companies, government institutions and non-governmental organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries and territories. Through its expertise and use of 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.
Mr Waller a British national, succeeds Håkan Ericsson who is appointed President CWT North America and Latin America. Waller joined CWT in 2005 as Executive Vice President UK with responsibility for Ireland after he led the acquisition of CWT’s Irish partner agency, Executive Travel. He has recently taken responsibility for the Mediterranean region.
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.