CWT names new global head of meetings and events

London-based Ian Cummings will lead the B2B travel management platform.

Ian Cummings joined CWT Meetings & Events in 2012.
Ian Cummings joined CWT Meetings & Events in 2012.

Ian Cummings has stepped into his new role as Global Head of CWT Meetings & Events, starting 1 September 2021.

Based in London, Cummings will report to Niklas Andreen, CWT’s chief operating officer and serve as a member of the customer and travel experience leadership team.

The new global head joined the award-winning global corporate meetings & events management service in 2012. Prior to that, Cummings held various managing directorial and CEO roles at a range of service industry businesses, achieving substantial growth or profit turnarounds at major corporate or venture capital levels.

Leadership roles included experience with DHL, DX Business Direct, eCourier, Imparta, and Sensigrade Ltd.

Andreen said: “Ian has extensive experience leading organisations and a strong commercial business focus. 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.”