Matt Beatty - Executive Vice President, Traveler Services

Matt Beatty has been leading CWT's global traveler services organization as Executive Vice President, Traveler Services since April 2016. In this position, Matt is primarily responsible for delivering an excellent customer experience in an efficient and seamless manner at the point of sale. He oversees traveler services worldwide, those activities and operations related to traveler support and the handling of CWT client bookings on and offline. Based in Minneapolis, Matt reports to the President & Chief Executive Officer, and is a member of the global Executive Leadership Team.


For the previous four and a half years, Matt served as President of Carlson Wagonlit Travel/SatoTravel, overseeing all operations and setting the strategic direction for this important part of CWT’s business, which is responsible for soliciting and managing travel for U.S. military and government clients, including those based overseas. Prior to his CWT/SatoTravel role, Matt served as vice president, Global Supplier Management for CWT.

Matt has gained a wealth of travel industry knowledge during his 24 years of experience in a variety of areas within CWT and Carlson, including supplier management, industry consulting and analysis, financial accounting and internal audit.

Matt graduated with honors with a bachelor’s degree in both accounting and economics from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.