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CWT Appoints Global Leader of Innovation Business Development

CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, has appointed Joel Hanson as Senior Director of Global Innovation Business Development. In this leadership role within CWT’s Global Supply Chain Partners team, Joel will serve as the steward for CWT’s innovation process and will be responsible for incubating, building and delivering industry-leading products and services to optimize CWT’s client and their traveler’s end-to-end travel experience.

Based in Minneapolis and reporting into Vince Chirico, SVP Global Supply Chain Partners, Joel is a CWT veteran, having joined the company as Global Senior Writer before spending the last six years as the company’s Senior Product Incubation Manager. Over the last two years, Joel has spearheaded the launch of CWT Guest Services worldwide which has enabled clients to effortlessly handle non-profiled travelers and was pivotal in the conceptualization and successful launch of CWT AnalytIQs, a pioneering tool for today’s travel managers to track and forecast spend.

“I’m thrilled to have Joel at the helm of global innovation business development,” Vince Chirico, SVP Global Supply Chain Partners commented. “With the travel industry in recovery, CWT continues to evolve its cutting-edge solutions and innovations to empower our clients and their travelers. Joel was an obvious candidate to fill this position, with his customer-centric mindset and innate capability to perceive and pioneer proprietary innovations that truly enable CWT to simplify business travel for its customers.”