Carolyn McCall OBE
Chief Executive Officer, easyJet Airline Company Ltd
Carolyn McCall joined easyJet on 1 July 2010 as Chief executive Officer. Carolyn previously was Chief Executive of Guardian Media Group plc.
Carolyn was non-executive director of Lloyds TSB (from 2008–2009) and was a non-executive director of Tesco Plc (2005-2008), and of New Look plc (1999-2005). She was Chair of Opportunity Now and a former President of Women in Advertising and Communications London (WACL).
Carolyn was awarded the OBE for services to women in business in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in June 2008. In April 2008 she was named Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year.
She graduated from Kent University with a BA in History and Politics, and from London University with a Masters in Politics.
Carolyn was appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the January 2016 New Year’s Honours for services to the Aviation Industry.
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