CWT has appointed Michelle McKinney Frymire as Chief Executive Officer, with effect from 1 May 2021.
Kurt Ekert will be stepping down and will take on the role of senior advisor to the company.
McKinney Frymire joined CWT in 2019 and has over 20 years’ travel industry experience, including working as CFO at Starwood Vacation Ownership and Delta Technology (a division of Delta Airlines), as well as Continental Airlines and Delta Air Lines.
She currently serves on the board of directors for Family Gateway in Dallas, Texas, and was appointed CWT President, Strategy & Transformation and Chief Financial Officer in October 2020.
Rick Gage, Chair of CWT’s parent company CTII Holdings Inc, said: “Following a strong and dynamic performance in her most immediate role, Michelle’s leadership skills will be key to our future accomplishments and continued development. As a natural development in our succession planning, I am also pleased that Kurt will remain an advisor to CWT, and I thank him for his leadership and impact.”