CWT, the travel management company, announced three new leadership positions, which it called “pivotal to supporting the successful delivery of CWT’s financial and strategic priorities.” The appointments are: Jim Shepherd as senior vice president, corporate finance; Lisa Papageorge as vice president, treasurer; and Julia Kou as senior vice president, chief strategy officer. All appointments are effective immediately, with the executives reporting directly to Bill Courtney, CWT’s CFO. Shepherd brings more than 20 years of senior leadership experience in the areas of finance strategy and operation. He joins CWT from Medtronic, where he served as vice president of strategy and transformation for global operations and supply chain. Papageorge has held her new role on an interim basis since the beginning of the year. Before joining the company, she was treasurer at Service King Collision Repairs, where she was responsible for the company’s implementation of cash management programs. Prior to that, she spent over six years at Dr Pepper Snapple Group, where she led the global treasury function, cash flow management and banking relationships. Kou has been CWT’s head of strategy, planning and analytics since 2020, responsible for the effective alignment of CWT’s strategic plans to its investments, while overseeing corporate planning, pricing and profitability, and business insights functions.