Raymond Ackerman

Founder of Pick 'n Pay Group

Born 1931-3-10 in Cape Town, South Africa

Raymond Ackerman is a South African businessman. In 1967 he bought a Cape Town-based group comprising four small supermarkets. He built it into South Africa's major retailer, Pick 'n Pay, which has featured among the Top 100 Companies since 1973. In 2010 he handed over his legacy to his son Gareth Ackerman who took over as Chairman of the company. In 2009 Raymond Ackerman received an Honorary Doctorate in Commerce from the University of Kwazulu-Natal.


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Tel: (021) 658-1431

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Newsmaker
Celebrity
Pioneer
Complete
Veteran
Achiever

CURRENT POSITIONS

Advisor | PICK N PAY STORES LTD

Cape Town | 2010 - present

Consumer Goods, Fashion and Retail

Founder | Ackerman Family Educational Trust

Cape Town

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

Executive Chairman and Founder | PICK N PAY STORES LTD

Cape Town | 1967 - 2010

Consumer Goods, Fashion and Retail

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

TERTIARY EDUCATION

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Cape Town | Awarded in 2009

BA - Commerce

Rhodes University

Cape Town | Awarded in 1986

Honorary Doctor of Laws

University of Cape Town

Cape Town | Awarded in 2001

Honorary Doctor of Economic Science

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa | Awarded in 2009

Honorary Doctorate - Commerce

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