Travel management platform CWT has appointed Laura Watterson as Senior Vice-President, Global Talent & Rewards. It is a newly created role and Watterson will provide counsel to senior executives on talent acquisition, as well as compensation and benefits.
Watterson will report to Catherine Maguire-Vielle, Executive Vice-President and Chief Human Resources Officer, at CWT.
“Laura’s extensive track record in the talent and rewards areas, as well as her global experience with large corporations, are attributes we were seeking in this critical role,” said Maguire-Vielle. “As the CWT business evolves, so does the need for innovative talent strategies. With Laura’s experience and deep knowledge, we believe we will be able to drive the continued growth of the business with a talent and rewards-first approach. I look forward to welcoming her to our team.”
Watterson joins CWT from Johnson Brothers Liquor Company in St Paul, Minnesota, where she served as Chief Human Resources Officer from 2018. She had previously worked as Global Director of HR at Philips Electronics.
The CWT meetings and events division handles more than 100 events every 24 hours.