Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT ) appoints Vishal Sinha as CEO in India
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) this week announced the appointment of Vishal Sinha as chief executive officer in India.
Based in CWT India’s head office in Gurgaon, Sinha will report to CWT’s president for Asia Pacific Kai Chan. He takes over from Geeta Jain, who has moved into a new global role at CWT as strategic program vice president, responsible for driving innovation and business transformation.
Sinha will lead CWT India’s team of more than 1,200 people across nine offices that serve more than 180 corporate clients in India. He will also be responsible for growing CWT’s business in India, particularly with local companies and small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
“India’s fast-growing business travel market represents tremendous potential for CWT,” Chan says. “Vishal’s extensive experience in the industry will ensure that we are in a strong position to expand our business in this market, while providing the best possible service to our clients. He has a proven track record in developing successful organisations, and I’m confident our business in India will reach new heights under his leadership.”
Sinha has more than 20 years of experience in the travel industry, including considerable international experience. Most recently, he was chief operating officer of TUI India. Prior to that he spent seven years based in Tokyo as a regional general manager at British Airways. He has also held a number of other business development and management roles at British Airways based in India, the UAE, Hong Kong and China.
Source : www.cei.asia