Patrick Andersen - Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy and Commerce Officer
Patrick Andersen is Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy and Commerce Officer. Based in Minneapolis, he reports to the President & Chief Executive Officer, and is a member of the global Executive Leadership Team.
Patrick is responsible for enterprise strategy, marketing, revenue management, corporate communications, and our supplier customers, including airlines, car/ground service providers, GDSs, OBTs and other technology and distribution partners.
Patrick joined CWT in 2008 as Country Manager Denmark. In January 2009 he became Executive Vice President for Denmark and Sweden. In 2011 he extended his responsibilities to include Finland, when he led the acquisition and successful integration of Kaleva Travel. Later in 2011, he assumed additional responsibility for Eastern European countries. In February 2012, Patrick added UK & Ireland to his remit, becoming Executive Vice President UK & Ireland, Nordic and Eastern Europe. In September 2013, he moved to the US as President Americas.
Prior to CWT, Patrick worked for Deutsche Post Worldwide Network and DHL, holding numerous international positions in sales and marketing, operations and general management.
Born in the United States, Patrick is a dual citizen of the US and Denmark and has studied business management at the London Business School. He has also serves as a Non-Executive Member of the Board at Qliro Group since 2013.