Kelly L. Kuhn was appointed President Asia Pacific in July 2011. In this position, Ms Kuhn is responsible for leading and empowering a team of over 3,000 employees to drive growth and deliver the highest possible service to customers in nine markers across this high growth region. Based in Singapore, Ms Kuhn is a member of the CWT global executive team.
Prior to assuming her current position, Ms Kuhn was the President of CWTSatoTravel, a U.S. Military & Government Markets division of CWT. In this role, Ms Kuhn lead the successful retention and growth of CWT’s worldwide U.S. Department of Defense and civilian government business, developing significant strategic partnerships that allowed CWT to compete in the United States federal government end-to-end travel management market.
Prior to the merger between Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Navigant, Ms Kuhn was president of SatoTravel, a Navigant International company. Within the span of 15 years, Ms Kuhn held increasingly senior positions at Navigant.
Ms Kuhn, a U.S. citizen, graduated from Northwestern University in 1987 with a degree in music. Prior to joining Navigant, Ms Kuhn worked for various music and theater organizations in the Chicago area as a developer and corporate fundraiser.