Gail Kelly is a South African who worked as the CEO of Westpac for many years before finally making way for her successor in 2015. She is known to be the first ever woman to have become the CEO of a well established bank in Australia. She also happens to become the first ever female CEO to hold this post for one of the top ranking companies among the Top 15 firms list in Australia.
Gail Kelly was born Gail Currer on 25th April, 1956 in Pretoria, and South Africa. She went to the University in Capetown and majored in Arts, with History and Latin being her preferred subjects. She also completed her Diploma in Education.