Carnell to lead Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Former ACT Chief Minister, Kate Carnell, has been appointed CEO of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI).

Ms Carnell, a qualified pharmacist, owned and managed a pharmacy for 20 years. In addition, she was the inaugural chair of the ACT Branch of the Guild and went on to become National Vice-President.

She has also served as the Chief Minister of the ACT from 1995 to 2000.

"The appointment has been made following a comprehensive recruitment process conducted by the ACCI Board and the fact that ACCI has