One year after becoming CEO of travel
management platform CWT, Michelle McKinney Frymire is leaving the company.
Patrick Andersen, who joined CWT in
2008 and has been serving as president and chief commercial officer, becomes
president and CEO effective May 1. Anderson will also serve on the company’s
board of directors.
“Leading CWT through such a critical
phase in its evolution has been a great honor,” McKinney Frymire says.
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“We have made substantial achievements
during extraordinary times, and I am grateful to our global team and customers
for their trust and supportive partnership. Now, with a strong financial
foundation in place, CWT is positioned to accelerate its growth plan and I’m
pleased to pass the baton to Patrick.”
Prior to his role as president and chief
commercial officer, Andersen was chief strategy officer and before that
president of the Americas for CWT.
“We are excited that Patrick will serve
as our next CEO, given his outstanding track record as chief commercial officer
and 13 years in international leadership roles at CWT. He has deep-rooted
relationships with our customers and stakeholders and has demonstrated superb
leadership through overseeing our strategic priorities, expanding RoomIt, and
launching our ground breaking myCWT China technology platform,” says Jim
Abrahamson, chair of the CWT Board.
“On behalf of the board and our global
colleagues, we thank Michelle for her many contributions since she joined the
Company in 2019 and wish her well in her next endeavors.”