We promoted people on merit and not on the colour of their skin - Wendy Ackerman

Wendy Ackerman is an executive director of Pick n Pay Holdings Limited. She is deeply involved in promoting education among the needy and underprivileged South Africans.

Ackerman, on Wednesday spoke to Pippa Hudson about the philanthropic work she has done through Pick n Pay and her family’s investments in education for people who work for them.

We started rough with a mission statement of consumer sovereignty, that means caring for the consumer and we really believe in that - that is how we built the business.

Wendy Ackerman, Executive Director of Pick N Pay Holdings Limited

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