Ian Cummings has been appointed as Global Head of CWT Meetings & Events.
Based in London, he 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 organisations 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.”
Cummings added: “I am honoured and excited to take over the reins of CWT M&E and lead the next stage of our incredible journey. 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.”
Cummings joined CWT M&E in late 2012 as VP EMEA and most recently held the role of Global Vice President, Commercial.
Prior to that, he 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.