Published on : Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Michelle McKinney Frymire has been appointed as the Chief Executive of travel management platform CWT. She is set to take up the position at the start of May. Incumbent, Kurt Ekert, will be stepping down and will take on the role of senior advisor to the company.
Frymire joined CWT in 2019 and comes with over 20 years’ travel industry experience. Her leadership has spanned a broad range of functions with notable leadership roles as the Chief Financial Officer at Starwood Vacation Ownership and Delta Technology (a division of Delta Air Lines).
Rick Gage, Chair of CWT parent company, CTII Holdings said in a statement that he is delighted to welcome Michelle to the role of leading the company into the next phase of its development, building on the successes of recent years, and continuing to push the company into achieving its true potential.
He mentioned that following a strong and dynamic performance in her most immediate role as president, strategy & transformation and chief financial officer, her leadership skills will be the key to the brand’s future accomplishments and continued development. He shared that as a natural development in the succession planning, he is also pleased that Kurt will remain an advisor to CWT, and thanked him for his leadership and impact.