31 October 2016
Whitey Basson, South Africa-based Shoprite’s chief executive, has announced his retirement. Basson has been with Shoprite for nearly 45 years, overseeing the expansion of the business from an eight store chain to one operating nearly 2,000 stores in 15 countries.
Basson drove Shoprite’s expansion
As part of its statement announcing Basson’s retirement, Shoprite’s chairman, Christo Wiese, s...