Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, today announces the appointment of Simon Nowroz as Chief Marketing Officer, with immediate effect. Reporting to Patrick Andersen, Chief Strategy and Commerce Officer, he will be based in Minneapolis.
“Simon blends his deep sector experience in travel with an intimate knowledge of innovation, marketing, branding and business development,” said Patrick Andersen. “We have exciting times ahead, both in terms of product and brand development, and I am delighted to welcome him to the team.”
Simon joins from Anderson Capital Advisors, a specialist advisory firm he co-founded to focus on maximising customer returns from creative digital strategies, independent of market directions. Prior to that he was Head of New Ventures with Travelport for two and a half years, and he was President and Managing Director APAC with the firm for nine years before that.
He has over 25 years’ travel industry expertise covering consultancy, distribution, car hire and air. Simon has lived and worked in France, Hong Kong, the UK and the U.S. and is a graduate of Insead, Stanford and TVU.
About 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 almost 200 Boeing 747s and around 100,000 hotel rooms, and handle 95 corporate events. We have more than 18,000 people in nearly 150 countries, and in 2016 posted a total transaction volume of US$ 23 billion.