Frédéric Gochard, Chief Financial Officer Switzerland and Eastern Europe
Frédéric Gochard (born 1968) began his professional career in 1993 at Ernst & Young in Paris, where he worked for three years as an external auditor. In April 1996 he joined Carlson Wagonlit Travel as Internal Auditor at our Paris headquarters. He took part in several in-house audits in Europe, the USA and the Asian-Pacific zone. In October 1998 he was transferred to Carlson Wagonlit Travel NORAM in our Minneapolis offices to lead the former Carlson Wagonlit Travel Internal Audit Team in the USA and Canada. In August 1999 he became Project Manager within Carlson Wagonlit Travel USA Finance.
Frédéric Gochard returned to Europe in December 2000 as CWT Switzerland Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In October 2014 he was promoted to the position of Chief Financial Officer, Switzerland and Eastern Europe, extending his scope to our Eastern Europe markets.
Based in Nyon, Switzerland, Frédéric is a member of the Swiss and Eastern Europe Leadership Teams.