Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints Sophie Hulgard as VP, Global Program Management, EMEA; to focus on CWT’s digital transformation

Amsterdam - February 22, 2017


Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, is appointing Sophie Hulgard as Vice President, Global Program Management, EMEA.  She is based in Paris, where she will manage the relationship with CWT’s global clients based in Europe.



“CWT’s mission is to be the world’s first digital travel management company,” said Cathy Voss, EVP Global Program Solutions. “Sophie’s expertise and enthusiasm will ensure we provide the best possible service to our clients as our digital transformation gathers pace and delivers them more and more value.”


Sophie takes over from Brigitte Nisio, who has been appointed Country Director for France. Sophie has a strong track record of supporting Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s clients, most recently in her capacity as Vice President Sales EMEA for the Hotels team. Prior to that, she led the Product Marketing and Sales effort in EMEA. Sophie joined CWT in 2008 as Country Manager for Denmark. 


About CWT

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 nearly 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 Follow us on Twitter @CarlsonWagonlit and Linkedin



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Alistair Hammond

CWT Global

+ 44 203 353 1454

+ 44 771 7730 0441


Jessica Chanteux 

Media Contact for CWT France @Look Sharp 

+33 1 81 70 95 61