Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has appointed Rachel O’Brien as its new VP and Chief Technology Transformation Officer, effective immediately.
“Rachel is known for transforming organizations in a pragmatic way to drive business success,” said Andrew Jordan, CWT’S EVP and Chief Technology Officer. “She will be instrumental in our digital transformation by supporting our processes and providing the skill sets to deliver on our promises.”
At CWT, Rachel O’Brien will run governing, reporting, measuring and budgeting across the Product & Technology organization, reporting to Andrew Jordan.
Rachel has held digital transformation roles with Santander UK, Pearson Technology, Penguin Group and NSC Technology. She joins most recently from Ladbrokes Coral, where she was responsible for the successful delivery of technology, and implementation of change and culture in their technology transformation.
She has a BA in Education, a Post-Graduate in Secondary School Teaching and is a Prince2 Project Management Practitioner.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Companies and governments rely on us to keep their people connected. We provide their travelers with a consumer-grade travel experience, combining innovative technology with our vast experience. Every day, we look after enough travelers to fill more than 260 Boeing 787s and 100,000 hotel rooms - and handle 105 events. We operate in around 150 countries, and in 2017 posted a total transaction volume of more than US$ 23 billion.