Raymond Ackerman

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Birthday
10, 1931
Birthplace
South Africa
Birth Sign
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Birthday
10, 1931 (age 88)
Birthplace
South Africa

About

Famous as the chairman of the Pick 'n Pay supermarket company, he had a net worth of 550 million by 2015.

Before Fame

After earning a bachelor's degree in business from the University of Cape Town, he began his career as a manager-in-training at his family's clothing company.

Trivia

He was included on a 2004 list of "Top 100 Great South Africans."

Family Life

The son of Ackermans retail chain founder Gus Ackerman, he was born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. With his wife, Wendy, he raised four children.

Associated With

He and professional golfer Gary Player shared the 1965 Outstanding Young South African Award.