Ann Sherry is joining the NAB board

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Ann Sherry, the current head of Carnival Australia, the largest cruise ship operator in Australasia, is joining the board of the NAB.

Sherry, a former chief executive of Westpac New Zealand, is also is a non-executive director for Sydney Airport, the Palladium Group, Infrastructure Victoria, Australian Rugby Union, Tourism & Transport Forum, the Museum of Contemporary Art and Cape York Partnerships.

Dr Ken Henry, chair of the NAB, says she brings extensive banking and business skills together with a deep understanding of how to drive the right culture, community engagement and customer focus.

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