CWT has appointed Ms Laura Watterson as senior VP, Global Talent & Rewards. In this newly created role, Ms Watterson and her team will provide enterprise-wide thought leadership and counsel to senior executives on talent acquisition, talent management, learning and development, as well as compensation and benefits. She will report to Ms Catherine Maguire-Vielle, executive VP & chief human resources officer. Ms Watterson joins CWT from Johnson Brothers Liquor Company in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she served as chief human resources officer from 2018. Laura began her career at General Mills Inc in 2000 and has since held several positions of increasing responsibility, including global director of HR at Philips Electronics, and VP Talent and Culture at Aimia, the global loyalty marketing and analytics company.