The promotion follows nine years of delivering effective client service and great results in the company.
B2B travel management platform, CWT has appointed Ian Cummings as Global Head of CWT Meetings & Events, the company’s corporate meetings & events management arm. Based in London, Ian reports to Niklas Andreen, CWT’s Chief Operating Officer, and serves as a Customer and Travel Experience Leadership Team member.
“Ian has extensive experience leading organisations and a strong commercial business focus,” said Niklas Andreen, CWT President & Chief Operating Officer. “In his nine years with CWT, he has successfully handled every role given to him at country, regional and global levels, delivering tremendous client service and great results. I look forward to seeing him take our meetings and events business to the next level, growing in importance as a key part of the overall CWT offering.”
“I am honoured and excited to take over the reins of CWT M&E and lead the next stage of our incredible journey,” said Ian Cummings. “M&E is a people business, and I couldn’t be prouder of the team of professionals we have across our organisation and the way we deliver value to our customers.”
Before joining CWT Meetings & Events in late 2012, Ian held successful MD, CEO & Regional Director roles at a range of service industry businesses, achieving substantial growth or profit turnarounds at major corporate or venture capital levels. His experience covers leadership roles with DHL, DX Business Direct, eCourier, Imparta, and Sensigrade Ltd. He is also an alumnus of the Cranfield School of Management, INSEAD, and the University of Westminster.