CWT announces changes to leadership

From left: Jim Shepherd; and John Pelant

CWT has announced three leadership changes, effective April 1, 2023.

Chief financial officer Judy Hendrick will be retiring as of July 1, 2023, at which point senior vice president, corporate finance, Jim Shepherd, will become CWT’s executive vice president & chief financial officer. In the interim, Shepherd will be appointed CWT’s deputy chief financial officer and will transition with Hendrick, who will stay on until her retirement.

From left: Jim Shepherd; and John Pelant

Chief technology officer, John Pelant has been named executive vice president, chief experience & technology officer, with responsibility for a new function that combines traveller experience and product & technology.

This comes as Derek Sharp, current EVP & chief traveller experience officer, will be leaving the company to pursue new career opportunities, as will Belinda Hindmarsh, executive vice president & chief growth officer, whereby her responsibilities will be integrated into other functions.

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