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CWT appoints new Chief Technology Officer

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced that Andrew Jordan will join as Chief Technology Officer, effective 4 April, 2016.

Reporting to Douglas Anderson, CWT’s president & CEO, Jordan will become a member of CWT’s global executive team and will be based in CWT’sCanary Wharf office in London.

Building on CWT’s combination of technology and travel innovation, Jordan will continue to develop CWT’s technology and IT infrastructure, enabling CWT to offer even more connected, mobile and personalized services to clients and travelers.

Jordan brings to the role extensive experience across leading B2C and B2B brands and is currently SVP, Technology and Operations for NBC Universal International, having previously held senior leadership positions within the technology functions at Citigroup, dunnhumby, Thomson Reuters and NBC.

Commenting on the announcement, Douglas Anderson said, “I am particularly excited about Andrew’s appointment. He brings a broad range of experience to the role; from more traditional expertise in governing infrastructure, security and compliance, to a keen focus on product development, innovation, digital and social platforms.”

Jordan said, “It is a great time to be joining CWT.Travelers and travel managers are more tech-savvy than ever; they want access to the right information at exactly the right time, or they move on and find another source. This shift in behavior is a great opportunity for the corporate travel sector and CWT is uniquely placed to meet these changing demands.”

A law graduate from the University of Nottingham, Jordan also holds an MBA from the University of Surrey.

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CWT is a Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform. Companies and governments rely on us to keep their people connected – anywhere, anytime, anyhow – and across six continents, we provide their employees with innovative technology and an efficient, safe and secure travel experience. Every single day, we look after enough travelers to fill more than 100,000 hotel rooms, while our meetings and events division handles more than 100 events every 24 hours.

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CWT is a Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform. Companies and governments rely on us to keep their people connected – anywhere, anytime, anyhow – and across six continents, we provide their employees with innovative technology and an efficient, safe and secure travel experience. Every single day, we look after enough travelers to fill more than 100,000 hotel rooms, while our meetings and events division handles more than 100 events every 24 hours.