It is from the bottom of our hearts that Raymond Ackerman who was the founder of Pick N Pay, has passed away. He is no more, reportedly, the great South African entrepreneur who was not leaving any stone unturned to see a positive future for South Africa, breathed his last on Wednesday, September 6, 2023. However, the news of the retail legend’s death was revealed on Thursday morning by his company Pick N Pay. What happened to Raymond Ackerman or how did Raymond Ackerman die? Since Raymond Ackerman was pronounced dead, people have been unfolding his personal details as well. Do you know who is Raymond Ackerman’s wife? Know everything about Raymond Ackerman in the following sections. Drag down the page.
Who Is Raymond Ackerman’s Wife?
As mentioned, Pick N Pay announced his demise. It took to social media and wrote, “With profound sadness, we announce that Pick n Pay founder Raymond Ackerman has passed away. A visionary entrepreneur, humanitarian, and a great South African. Our country has lost a brilliant patriot who always saw a positive future for South Africa. Raymond Ackerman (10 March 1931 – 06 September 2023)” Talking about his age, he was 92 years old at the time of his demise. Now he is survived by his wife and four children. Twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren are also among his survivors. Swipe down the page and read more details about him.
He grew up in Cape Town and graduated from the Diocesan College (Bishops). Later he enrolled himself to the University of Cape Town where he earned a commerce degree. He began his career with the retail chain Ackerman’s founded by his father. But the retail chain was sold to Greatermans in 1946, which started the supermarket group Checkers. In 1959, Ackerman became CEO of Checkers but he was fired following clashes with the Greatermans board seven years later. Further, he bought four Cape Town stores named them Pick n Pay in 1967. Swipe down the page and learn more about him.
Raymond Ackerman is survived by his wife Wendy Ackerman who is also his business partner in Pick N Pay. Reportedly, Raymond Ackerman and Wendy Ackerman’s marriage was built on mutual trust and enduring love. Later they were blessed with four children. After some time, Raymond and Wendy Ackerman’s love extended to their roles as grandparents and great-grandparents. Details about Raymond Ackerman’s marriage with his wife Wendy are not known at this time. Stay tuned to this website for more details and further updates.