Minneapolis, 12 December 2019: CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, today announces the appointment of Charlie Sullivan as Head of Product of its dedicated Air Distribution team. Working closely with, and reporting to, Erik Magnuson, CWT’s VP of Air Distribution Capabilities, he and the team are collectively responsible for leading the assessment, strategy, and delivery of CWT’s next generation distribution capabilities.
“As a senior product and commercial leader within the travel industry, Charlie brings a keen understanding of the needs of all stakeholders to our newly established team, and he will add further laser-like focus to our operation as we continue to develop next generation, airline distribution proficiencies, including New Distribution Capabilities,” said Magnuson.
Immediately prior to his appointment, Charlie was responsible for the NDC Transformation Program at Travelport, where he spent 10 years in a number of roles, including Head of Global Commercial Operations and Vice President of Supplier Operations. Before that, he was Senior VP and GM of e-Commerce for Worldspan.
He holds an MBA from the Kellstadt School of Business, DePaul University, and a BS from Northern Illinois University.
Charlie’s appointment follows that of Inna Kizenkova in September, as CWT assembles global talent for its specialist team dedicated to developing next generation airline distribution capabilities. Formally established in August 2019, the team is focused on delivering CWT’s brand promise through collaborative partnerships with airlines, GDSs, OBTs and other technology providers leveraging new and existing distribution technology paradigms.
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 – and across six continents, we provide their employees with innovative technology and an efficient, safe and secure travel experience. Every single day, we look after enough travelers to fill more than 100,000 hotel rooms, while our meetings and events division handles more than 100 events every 24 hours.