Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints David Falter as president of RoomIt

David Falter

Global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has appointed David Falter as president of RoomIt, the company’s hotel distribution division, effective 18 December.

Based in RoomIt’s Chicago office, he will report to Kurt Ekert, president & CEO of CWT. Scott Brennan, who led the launch phase of the business, will become chief growth officer of RoomIt.

Falter is a six-time CEO and board director who has successfully led companies ranging from $25m to more than $1bn across numerous industries – including electronic travel distribution, business services, systems integration and software development, and cloud-based storage. Most recently, he was president & CEO of Antenna International and managing partner of Acorn Growth Partners Inc. Falter is also a non-executive director at BizPay.

“Dave brings a wealth of business acumen and experience to the team, and I am delighted to welcome him to CWT,” said Kurt Ekert. “He has a terrific track record of leading growth, and with his technology and travel sector background, I am confident he will accelerate RoomIt’s performance, while Scott will focus wholly on executing our growth plans.”

Martin Fullard


Martin Fullard

Martin Fullard: journalist, presenter, producer. Martin is the Deputy Editor at Conference News and Conference & Meetings World magazines. He leads the digital channels on Mash Media’s Conference Division as well as heading up Mash TV. He is formerly a web editor at a national newspaper in the Middle East and motoring journalist.

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