Carlson CEO Trudy Rautio will retire from the company effective May 1, after 18 years of service.
Following Rautio’s retirement, Carlson will implement a new leadership structure to reflect the company’s focus on travel and hospitality, its two key business platforms. This new organizational structure will provide dedicated chief executive officers for each of these respective platforms.
Effective May 1, Carlson COO David P. Berg will be promoted and assume duties as chief executive officer for Carlson Hospitality, while Doug Anderson will continue to serve as president/CEO of Carlson Wagonlit Travel.
Both Berg and Anderson will report to Carlson’s board of directors.