Felix V. Vezjak, Senior Director Meetings & Events Central Europe

Felix V. Vezjak, born in 1957, began his professional career in 1974 as a travel agent apprentice. After completing his traineeship and working from 1977 to 1983 as a Travel Consultant and team leader at ABR in Nuremberg, he joined Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s precursor, Wagons-Lits Cook Travel, in 1984, as director of a branch office. He held various executive positions at the successor firm, Wagons-Lits Travel, which became CWT in 1994, on the management team, in marketing, and in sales and account management. In 2000 Mr. Vezjak transferred to CWT’s European headquarters in Paris, where he most recently held the post of Vice President Strategic Sales EMEA until 2006, responsible for international new business. He subsequently worked in executive positions at CWT competitors HRG and BCD before rejoining CWT in October 2010. Since his return, Mr. Vezjak has been a member of the Management Team, responsible in his new role for all areas of CWT Meetings & Events in Germany and Austria. In January 2014, Switzerland was also added to his responsibilities.