Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints Julian Walker to head up corporate communications
January 16, 2017
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the global travel management company, today announces the appointment of Julian Walker as Head of Market Communications and PR.
Based in London, and reporting into the Strategy and Commerce organization, Julian will have responsibility for market communications, communications strategy and public relations.
Julian previously was Group Corporate Affairs Director at Amec Foster Wheeler plc and, prior to that, he was Head of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations for Travelport. He also is a former Head of EMEA Corporate Communications for The Chase Manhattan Bank and has held various senior agency positions.
"I am delighted to welcome Julian to the team," comments Patrick Andersen, Chief Strategy and Commerce Officer, Carlson Wagonlit Travel. "He brings us over 25 years of communications expertise, which combines in-house and agency experience, from both the travel industry and wider business community."
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 www.carlsonwagonlit.com. Follow us on Twitter @CarlsonWagonlit and Linkedin