CWT has appointed Nick Vournakis as head of its
Global Customer Group.
This newly expanded position will encompass Nick’s
existing responsibilities as President of CWT Sato Travel, CWT’s
military and government division, as well as assuming
responsibility for all of CWT’s global customer accounts.
In his 20 years with CWT, and prior to
running CWT Sato Travel, Nick held a variety of senior
leadership roles across the business including SVP General Manager
CWT Canada, SVP Global Marketing, and VP Solutions Group
A graduate of Miami University, he is also a former
Manager of the Ernst & Young Consulting Strategy Practice.
Under the title of Managing Director - Global
Customer Group, and taking effect from 1 July 2020, Nick will
continue to report to Kelly L. Kuhn, CWT’s Chief Customer Officer.
The current Global Customer Group lead, Cathy Voss,
will be appointed to a new role of Senior Strategic Advisor, as
she transitions towards retirement, having handed over to Nick.
With effect from 1 July 2020, Cathy will, in her new position,
support strategic commercial initiatives for the customer
organization, and continue to report to Kelly L. Kuhn.
“Nick has an outstanding track record of
supporting customers and delivering incredible results across some
of the most complex and specialized travel programs imaginable.
The breadth of his experience across two decades at CWT, provides
an exciting platform for this new position,” said Kelly L. Kuhn.
“Cathy is also a rock star, and having worked here for 35 years
has finally persuaded me to agree to her retirement ambitions, so
it is with elation, tinged with a bit of sadness, that I wish them
both every success in their new roles.”