Carlson Wagonlit Travel Meetings and Events has appointed Sharon Burrell as head of operations for the UK, Ireland and Benelux. Burrell will report to Paul Stoddart, MD.
Burrell has more than 25 years’ experience in the events industry, including 12 years as head of events at Procon Conferences (now part of United Drug). Since 2004, she has worked as a freelance global conference and exhibition director, managing multiple projects for small businesses and global organisations in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, automotive and retail sectors.
In her new role, Burrell will provide leadership across all client and industry sectors with a focus on growing CWT Meetings and Events’ business within the UK, Ireland and Benelux.