CWT, the travel management company, announced that Michelle McKinney Frymire has decided to step down as CEO as of May 1. She will be replaced by Patrick Andersen, currently president and chief commercial officer, who will become president and CEO. He will also serve on the board of directors. In a statement, McKinney Frymire said the company “has made substantial achievements during extraordinary times, and I am grateful to our global team and customers for their trust and supportive partnership.” Now, with a strong financial foundation in place, she said, CWT is positioned to accelerate its growth plan, and she is pleased to pass the baton to Andersen. McKinney Frymire said Andersen has had an outstanding track record as chief commercial officer and 13 years in international leadership roles at CWT. Andersen said he is “delighted and honored to lead CWT to its next stage of growth.” He said that as travel demand increases, CWT is well positioned to invest in and expand its industry leadership and global relationships. Prior to his current roles, Andersen served as chief strategy officer and before that as president of the Americas. Since joining CWT in 2008, according to an announcement, Andersen has managed and overseen several industry-defining initiatives, including the launch of myCWT China, expanding RoomIt by CWT, and developing innovative long-term GDS technology partnership agreements. He has over 30 years’ experience in global travel and logistics, with various international leadership roles at Deutsche Post Worldwide and DHL.