Tue, 12 July 2016

CWT Appoints Sim Kian Peng as General Manager - Southeast Asia

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has appointed Sim Kian Peng as General Manager - Southeast Asia.

Based in Singapore, Sim will be a member of CWTs Asia Pacific leadership team and will report to Kai Chan, CWTs President for Asia Pacific.

Sim will be responsible for the growth and continued strategic alignment of CWTs business in Southeast Asia. CWTs country leaders in Indonesia and Thailand will report directly to Sim.

Sim joins CWT from the Panalpina Group, a global provider of supply chain solutions, where he was Senior Vice President and Regional Head of Industry Vertical Technology, Asia Pacific.

 He spent 10 years in the airline sector with Singapore Airlines and Silkair, and 15 years in the logistics and freight sectors with Panalpina, Danzas and DHL.

Sim was also an active member of the Board of Airline Representatives and Airline Operators Committee in various countries.

 Im delighted to have Kian Peng join our Asia Pacific leadership team. Southeast Asia continues to be a key region for CWT in Asia Pacific, with considerable opportunities and potential for growth, said Kai Chan. With Southeast Asia having one of the most dynamic airline environments globally, Kian Pengs strong experience in the airline sector will be an asset as we continue to deliver value to our clients. Im confident our teams in Southeast Asia will benefit greatly from his experience and succeed under his leadership.

Sim is a business graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, and he also has a Gemologist Diploma from the Gemological institute of America (GIA).

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