Kerry Underhill is senior vice president of corporate communciations at Royal Ahold, an international group of supermarkets based in the United States and Europe. Prior to his appointment at Royal Ahold, he was Managing Director at Deutsche Bank A.G. in London. He has also held positions in executive communication with UBS AG and the Swiss Bank Corporation as well as PR consultancy. Prior to his employment in the financial services industry, Underhill worked as a journalist in New Zealand, the Middle East and the United Kingdom. He is a regular public speaker on communication trends.