Ann Sherry
President and Chief Executive Officer
Carnival Australia

Ms. Ann Sherry shares three keys to making it in the business world.

Ms. Ann Sherry was appointed CEO of Carnival Australia, a division of Carnival Corporation in July 2007. Carnival Corporation is the world’s largest cruise ship operator and has doubled in size over the last three years.

Prior to this, Ms. Sherry was Chief Executive Officer, Westpac New Zealand and was the first female CEO of the Bank of Melbourne in New Zealand,and had responsibility for Westpac operations in New Zealand and seven Pacific countries.

Prior to Westpac, Ms. Sherry was First Assistant Secretary of the Office of the Status of Women in Canberra. In this role, Ms. Sherry advised the Prime Minister on policies and programs to improve the status of women in Australia and was Australia’s representative to the United Nations forums on human rights and women’s rights.