About Carlson

Headquarters: Minnetonka

Founded: 1938

Chairwoman: Diana Nelson

Business platforms: Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Carlson Hospitality Group

CEOs: Kurt Ekert, Carlson Wagonlit Travel; and David Berg, Carlson Hospitality Group

Hotels: More than 1,400 hotels in 115 countries

Travel: Presence in more than 150 countries

Employees: 111,000 people work for Carlson’s brands