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CWT M&E global restructures with appointment of Floyd Widener


WORLD – International event management agency, CWT Meetings and Events (CWT M&E), has appointed Floyd Widener as its Senior Vice President of Global.
In this newly-created role, Widener will report to Cathy Voss, the Executive VP of CWT Global Program Solutions and M&E.
CWT M&E has consolidated its existing teams under the leadership of Widener. With this new organisation, CWT says companies will benefit from access to an “even broader range of global services”, such as data consolidation, safety and security, and tools and processes.
The national and regional teams will continue to provide local account management while enabling clients to benefit from CWT’s “global scale and shared best practices”.
“We see the significance of this market and we are putting into place a global structure that will best address expanding business opportunities,” said Voss. “An important part of Floyd’s role will be to leverage our global scale and regional best practices to provide the highest level of service to our clients.”
Widener will provide strategic and operational leadership for the M&E business across all regions and continue incorporating the latest innovations and technologies into the meetings and events arena. Widener joined CWT in April 2006 as Senior VP of Sales and Global Program Management Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).
His previous positions included VP of Corporate Solutions EMEA at Sabre Travel Network and Sales Director for Amadeus France.
CWT M&E has an international reach of 1,600 event specialists extending across 75 countries worldwide, it delivers over 35,000 events each year in industries ranging from pharmaceutical and healthcare, to technology, financial services, telecommunications, energy, automotive and government.
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