Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has named Bindu Bhatia the new managing director, Asia-Pacific, effective September 1. She succeeds Kai Chan, who will leave the company on August 31.
Bhatia will relocate to CWT’s Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore, and will oversee 3,000 people across nine countries. She reports to Kelly Kuhn, chief customer officer.
Having been with the company for more than 20 years, Bhatia was most recently its senior vice president, global programme management.
Meanwhile, Ann Marie Stone will take over Bhatia’s current role, also effective September 1, reporting to Cathy Voss, executive vice president, global programme solutions. Ann Marie was most recently the vice president, global programme management.