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.
CWT is a global leader specialized in managing business travel and meetings and events. CWT serves companies, government institutions and non-governmental organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries and territories. By leveraging both the expertise of its people and leading-edge 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. In 2015, sales volume for wholly owned operations and joint ventures totaled US$24.2 billion. As part of its commitment to responsible business, CWT is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact Ten Principles. For more information about CWT, please visit our global website at www.carlsonwagonlit.com. Follow us on Twitter @CarlsonWagonlit