CWT, the global travel management company, has made several senior appointments to its European customer organization leadership, as it moves to a functional model within EMEA. The new model, which has been successfully trialed in the Nordics, will optimize speed to market and service to clients.
“I am delighted to welcome the new appointments – this new organizational structure will make us more responsive to our clients’ needs across EMEA,” said Chris Bowen, CWT’s Managing Director, EMEA. “Business is increasingly done across borders – especially within Europe – and as our customers evolve, we’re evolving with them.”
As part of these changes, CWT has made six senior appointments.
Stéphane Birochau has been appointed VP North & South Europe Program Management; Denise Harman has been appointed VP Western Europe Program Management; Westyna Kulczycka has been appointed VP Poland and Deputy Head of Eastern Europe; Jan Latenstein van Voorst has been appointed VP EMEA Multinational Program Management & Sales; and Jari Oinonen has been appointed VP North & South Europe Sales; and Phil Wooster has been appointed VP Western Europe Sales.
Meanwhile, the role of Country Director has been removed for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Benelux, UK & Ireland, France, and Spain.
As a result, the following people have left the company: Peter Ashworth (Senior VP, Central & Eastern Europe), Antonio Calegari (VP & Country Director, Italy and Greece), Olivier Chateau (MD Benelux & Eastern Europe), Johan Wilson (VP and Country Director, UK & Ireland) and Brigitte Nisio (VP and Country Director, France).
“I thank Peter, Antonio, Olivier, Johan, and Brigitte for their hard work and dedication, and wish them all the best in their future endeavors,” said Chris Bowen.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Companies and governments rely on us to keep their people connected. We provide their travelers with a consumer-grade travel experience, combining innovative technology with our vast experience. Every day, we look after enough travelers to fill more than 260 Boeing 787s and 100,000 hotel rooms - and handle 105 events. We operate in around 150 countries, and in 2017 posted a total transaction volume of more than US$ 23 billion.