Carlson Wagonlit Travel has appointed David Falter as president of RoomIt, the company’s hotel distribution division.

He will take up the role with the global travel management company on December 18th.

Based in RoomIt’s Chicago office, he will report to Kurt Ekert, president of Carlson Wagonlit Travel.

Scott Brennan, who led the launch phase of the business, will become chief growth officer of RoomIt.

Falter is a six-time chief executive who has successfully led companies ranging from $25 million to more than $1 billion across numerous industries – including electronic travel distribution, business services, systems integration and software development, and cloud-based storage.

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Most recently, he was president of Antenna International and managing partner of Acorn Growth Partners.

Falter is also a non-executive director at BizPay.

“Dave brings a wealth of business acumen and experience to the team, and I am delighted to welcome him to Carlson Wagonlit Travel,” said Ekert.

“He has a terrific track record of leading growth, and with his technology and travel sector background, I am confident he will accelerate RoomIt’s performance, while Scott will focus wholly on executing our growth plans.”