by Michael J. Shapiro | October 02, 2013
Carlson Wagonlit Travel appointed Patrick Andersen as president of the Americas Region, succeeding Hakan Ericsson, who left the company in August to become president and CEO of Danish/Swedish communications and logistics group PostNord. The Danish-born Andersen, who was CWT's executive vice president of the United Kingdom and Ireland, Nordic and Eastern Europe, becomes a member of the CWT executive team and reports directly to president and CEO Douglas Anderson. He will be based at the company's Minneapolis headquarters.