Minneapolis, 1 September, 2021: CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, today announces the appointment of Ian Cummings as Global Head of CWT Meetings & Events, the award-winning global corporate meetings & events management service. Based in London, Ian will report to Niklas Andreen, CWT’s Chief Operating Officer and serve as a member of the Customer and Travel Experience Leadership Team, effective today, 1 September 2021.
“Ian has extensive experience leading organizations 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, and I look forward to seeing him take our meetings & 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 more proud 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 and he is also an alumni of the Cranfield School of Management, INSEAD, and the University of Westminster.
CWT Meetings & Events (M&E) is an award-winning global corporate meetings & events management service. Representing all industry sectors, CWT M&E delivers comprehensive live, virtual and hybrid program solutions for thousands of customers every year. Ranging from ongoing managed programs to end to end productions of some of the world’s largest and most complex global conferences, through to intimate incentive and teambuilding experiences.
CWT is a Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform. Companies and governments rely on us to keep their people connected – anywhere, anytime, anyhow. Across six continents, we provide their employees with innovative technology and an efficient, safe and secure travel experience backed by our three core promises: to simplify corporate travel, to connect to unlock possibilities, and to move forward, together.