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CWT Appoints Andrew Waller as President Europe, Middle East, Africa and Global Partners Network

CWT Appoints Andrew Waller as President Europe, Middle East, Africa and Global Partners Network

Carlson Wagonlit Travel has appointed Andrew Waller, currently Executive Vice President UK, Ireland and the Mediterranean (Spain, Italy, Egypt, Greece and Morocco) as President CWT Europe, Middle East, Africa and Global Partners Network, effective from 1st January 2012. He succeeds Håkan Ericsson, who is appointed President CWT North America and Latin America.

Andrew will become a member of the CWT Executive Team and will report to Douglas Anderson, CWT President and Chief Executive. He 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,” said Douglas Anderson. “I am confident that with his experience and drive, he will lead the EMEA region with the same passion.”

Prior to joining CWT, Andrew 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.

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

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