10 August 2016 : Ann passed away peacefully after a courageous journey with cancer.

… when you love life, when you love your customers, when you love your business you bring a different self to it, and effective leaders have the courage to fall in love.

Ann has worked tirelessly over five decades to ensure that free spirits have thrived at the heart of many well known organizations. Many don’t, and that seems a tragedy.

This leadership portrait is rich with notions of free spirit. This would seem important to all those who find themselves in a leadership role of any shade.