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CWT Energy, Resources & Marine bolsters global team

New senior appointments highlight continued focus on customer relationships

AMSTERDAM | 28 OCTOBER, 2014

CWT Energy, Resources & Marine, the specialist energy and resource services division of leading travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), today announced that it will be strengthening its global leadership team. Three key leaders have been added to the team, led by industry veteran Monisa Cline, global leader and senior vice president, to support continued global growth and expansion.

Peter Brady - vice president, Asia Pacific
The Asia Pacific market represents a key growth market for CWT Energy, Resources & Marine. Brady, who has been with CWT for 14 years, most recently as managing director for Australia and New Zealand, has in-depth knowledge of what companies in the sector require and has a track record of growing the resources business in Australia. Brady is based in Sydney.

Wes Bergstrom – vice president, Global Sales Strategy & Program Management
Bergstrom’s new role will see him leading global business development activities, defining sales strategy and enhancing program management around the globe for CWT Energy, Resources & Marine. Bergstrom has been with CWT since 2003, most recently as vice president, Global Supplier Management for the Asia Pacific region and prior to CWT, worked at US Airways, Richfield Hospitality and Walt Disney Company.

Felipe Cardona – director, Latin America
Cardona will have overall responsibility for ensuring business growth in Latin America for CWT Energy, Resources & Marine. This includes directing and coordinating activities associated with sales, Traveler Services and program management throughout the region.

Commenting on the appointments, Cline said, “Peter, Wes and Felipe’s appointments represent the continued focus CWT has for this specialist division. With clients experiencing rapid growth in diverse markets around the world, providing outstanding levels of customer service is key to our success. These appointments ensure we can continue to offer this, at the same time as strengthening our global network.”

Notes to editors
CWT Energy, Resources & Marine works with major mining, drilling and energy agencies around the world, handling travel for the world’s leading offshore drilling companies and the majority of the “supermajor” oil companies in the world.

About CWT Energy, Resources & Marine
CWT Energy, Resources & Marine provides specialized travel management for over 350 of the world’s leading companies in the oil and gas, mining, offshore, marine and alternative energies industries. With more than 30 years’ experience, we service clients with complex needs in over 150 countries and territories. From reliable day-to-day logistics, to contingency planning, to ongoing cost/performance analysis to make sure our customers get the best value.

CWT Energy, Resources & Marine
is the global specialized energy, resources & marine division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the world’s leading business travel and meetings management company. For more information, please visit our website.

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 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 2013, sales volume for wholly owned operations and joint ventures totaled US$26.9 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.

Media Contacts
Carrie-Ann Cooper or Chloe Couchman
CWT Global

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