Ram Harisunker (Director) worked at Shoprite for 50 years. He started as a clerk

A Shoprite store in Langa in Cape Town. Picture: Supplied.

Straight out of Matric. It was my first job… Most jobs [at Shoprite] I didn’t hold for more than three years… The journey was good!

Ram Harisunker

Ram Harisunker celebrates 50 years working for the Shoprite Group this month.

He started his distinguished career as a “receiving clerk”.

Today he is a Director on the main board.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed him.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and scroll down for more quotes from it).

I got an offer last week… in India. I’ve had plenty of offers in my life!

Ram Harisunker

I didn’t work for a company I worked for ‘my business’…

Ram Harisunker

You can’t replace experience…

Ram Harisunker

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