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A diverse, curious
and nimble

locally-driven and
globally-connected team

Simon Susman, Board Member

Honorary President of Woolworths Holdings Limited

Simon Susman is the Honorary President of Woolworths Holdings Limited, having joined Woolworths in 1982. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Woolworths Holdings and then Chairman over a twenty year period until retirement in 2019. Woolworths is a $6 billion group operating in Southern Africa and in Australia. Within Woolworths, Simon instigated and drove a comprehensive program entitled the “Good business journey”.  Through this program, the Group continually strives to do business in a way that is deeply sustainable both socially and environmentally. Simon was recently appointed Honorary Professor of Entrepreneurship at Stellenbosch University Business School. He chairs a number of local and international businesses and NGO’s.