Trudy Rautio

Carlson CEO Trudy Rautio will retire in May after almost 18 years with the Minnesota-based travel and hospitality company.

Upon Rautio’s retirement, Carlson will be split into hospitality and travel divisions. Chief Operating Officer David Berg will become CEO of Carlson Hospitality, while Doug Anderson will lead Carlson Travel. Anderson has been CEO of travel management firm Carlson Wagonlit since 2008. 

Rautio was named Carlson’s CEO in 2012. The closely held company’s Carlson Rezidor hotel company includes the Radisson, Radisson Blu, Park Inn and Country Inns & Suites brands as well as the newer Radisson Red and Quorvus Collection badges.

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