Pierre Van Tonder Wiki, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Salary, Family, Suicide, Kids

Pierre Van Tonder Biography

Pierre Van Tonder is the former Chief Executive Officer of the Spur Corporation. He served as managing director and Chief Executive of the Spur group for 24 years from 1996 to his retirement in December 2020.

As CEO of Spur, he transformed the South African restaurant franchisor into one of the country’s leading restaurant businesses with more than 640 restaurants across South Africa, the rest of Africa, Mauritius, Australasia and the Middle East.

He oversaw the expansion of the brand portfolio through in-house development of brands and the acquisition of smaller brands like RocoMamas burger chain, The Hussar Grill and John Dory’s seafood and grill chain.

Van Tonder joined the group in 1982 as a junior restaurant manager and was appointed to the holding company board 10 years later. Prior to joining Spur, he worked at Pick n Pay as a trainee manager, which was his first job.

Pierre Van Tonder Suicide

Former Spur CEO Pierre Van Tonder shot himself at his home on Sunday morning, 2 May 2021. He is in a critical condition in hospital in Cape Town, Spur Corporation confirmed in a statement.

“Everyone at Spur is devastated at this news of our much-loved former colleague and we are doing all we can to support his family. We ask that everyone give his family space to be by Pierre’s side at this most difficult time,” said Val Nichas, CEO of Spur Corporation.

Pierre Van Tonder Age

He is 62 years old as of 2021.

Pierre Van Tonder Wife

He has been married to his wife for over three decades.

Pierre Van Tonder Family

Pierre Van Tonder and his wife have two children. In a 2015 interview with How we made it in Africa, Van Tonder spoke about his family saying: “I relax with my family. I relax with my family. I am blessed with my wife of 26 years and two wonderful children. We do family holidays. I also play a bit of golf.”

Pierre Van Tonder Net Worth

What is Pierre Van Tonder’s net worth? His net worth is unclear.

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