About the author

Anne Best Anne Best
Senior Vice President, International, Iron Mountain

Anne joined Iron Mountain as Vice President of Human Resources for Europe in December 2006. She was promoted to her current position of Senior Vice President for Iron Mountain International in November 2009. Prior to joining Iron Mountain, Anne was with Exel plc. for over 10 years, where she held a number of senior HR roles, including HR Director-Consumer Europe, HR Director-Technology & Global Freight Management EMEA and HR Director-Global Functions. In this last role, she worked on the integration of Exel to become part of DHL following the acquisition of Exel by Deutsche Post World Net. Anne's early career was with C&J Clark where she moved from retail into HR. She then held HR roles with Diageo and Scottish & Newcastle before joining Exel in 1995.

Anne has a BA in History from Kings College London and an MA in Managing Human Resources from Kingston University Business School. She is a Fellow of the CIPD and Member of the IOD.

Anne has lived in Zambia, Sweden and India. Outside of work, her interests include travelling, keeping fit and cooking.