Will Establish Singapore Headquarters for Carlson Hotel,
Marketing and Restaurant Operations
|MINNEAPOLIS (January 28, 2005) - Carlson Companies has promoted veteran
Paul Kirwin to the newly created position of President, Carlson Asia Pacific.
Kirwin will be responsible for leading the coordinated development of all
of Carlson's business interests in the Asia Pacific region.
Carlson Companies is a global leader in the marketing, business and leisure travel and hospitality industries.
Among the names in the Carlson family of brands and services are: Carlson Marketing Group®, Peppers & Rogers Group, Carlson Wagonlit Travel®, Carlson Destination Marketing Services, Carlson Leisure Travel Services, CW Government Travel, Results Travel, Regent® International Hotels, Radisson® Hotels & Resorts, Park Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Country Inns & Suites By Carlson®, Park Inn® hotels, Cruise Holidays, Radisson Seven Seas Cruises®, and T.G.I. Friday's® and Pick Up Stix® restaurants. Carlson Companies' 2003 systemwide sales under the brands (including franchises) totaled $20.9 billion, while sales from the company's owned and operated divisions totaled $6.8 billion.
With headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, Carlson Companies
was recognized by Working Mother magazine as one of the "100 best companies
for working mothers" in 2001 through 2004.
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|Also See:||Carlson Hotel's Regent Brand Tries for Comeback in Thailand Market / November 2004|
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