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companies, who are helping to drive positive change globally.

Gareth Ackerman

Chairman of Pick n Pay Stores Limited, and Vice Co-Chair of The Consumer Goods Forum
Gareth Ackerman is non-executive chairman of retail chain Pick n Pay Stores Ltd, a position he has held since March
2010. In February 2012, he became executive chairman for the period leading up to the appointment of a new Chie
Executive, a position responsible for the strategic direction of the company. The Pick n Pay Group is one of Africas
largest and most successful retailers with operations in South Africa and southern Africa.

Prior to this position, he was chairman of Pick n Pay Holdings Ltd (Pikwik) and remains a member of the Pikwik Board.

Gareth was nominated in the top 50 family-led companies compiled by Campden FB/Ernst & Young, based on how
crucial they had been to the successful running of the business in the past five years.

Gareth Ackerman has many years of experience in the retail industry. In his early career with Pick n Pay, he held various
roles, including setting up its Australian operations and serving as managing director of Blue Ribbon Butcheries before
his appointment in 1992 as joint managing director of the Pick n Pay Group. He is a member of the board of the
Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and co-chairman of its knowledge pillar.

He is also chairman and co-founder of Pleiad Capital Management, which engages in private equity investment and
corporate finance and strategic consulting advisory activities.

He is a trustee of the Ackerman and Pick n Pay Foundations, which engage in philanthropic and charitable activities
former Co-Chair and current Vice Co-Chair of The Consumer Goods Forum.

A passionate contributor to the issue of global food security and sustainable development, Gareth Ackerman has a socia
sciences degree from the University of Cape Town and a post-graduate business diploma from the University of Oxford
He is a tutor at Oxford Universitys Sad Business School, of which he is an associate fellow and is on their executive
education advisory board. He has lectured at universities in the Netherlands, South Africa and the US and has given a
number of presentations at other international conferences.

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