Trudy Rautio appointed chairman of CWT board of directors

Amsterdam | September 11, 2012

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announces that Trudy Rautio, president and chief executive officer of Carlson, has been appointed chairman of the CWT board of directors effective August 22, 2012. Rautio has served as a member of the CWT board since August 8, 2006. She succeeds Hubert Joly, who resigned from the CWT board on August 17, 2012.

The CWT board of directors is made up of the following members:

  •  Elizabeth Bastoni, executive vice president, chief human resources and communications officer, Carlson
  • Raymond Fischer, chief financial officer, Chase Card Services 
  • Thorsten Kirschke, president, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
  • Andrew Pilkington, president, Global Commercial Card & Consumer Card, Canada, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. 
  • Trudy Rautio, president and chief executive officer, Carlson


About Carlson Wagonlit Travel
CWT is a global leader specialized in managing business travel and meetings and events. CWT serves companies, government institutions and non-governmental organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries and territories. By leveraging both the expertise of its people and leading-edge technology, CWT helps clients derive the greatest value from their travel program in terms of savings, service, security and sustainability. The company is also committed to providing best-in-class service and assistance to travelers. CWT services and solutions comprise Traveler & Transaction Services, Program Optimization, Safety & Security, Meetings & Events and Energy Services. In 2011, sales volume for wholly owned operations and joint ventures totaled US$28.0 billion.

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