Nicky Oppenheimer never expected to receive the portrait of his grandfather, Sir Ernest Oppenheimer, which his son Jonathan fell in love with while working in Anglo American's Harare offices in Zimbabwe. The picture arrived accidentally at the Parktown offices of Ernest Oppenheimer & Son six months after Anglo chairman Sir John Parker had said he could not give him the picture as it was part of the company's heritage. Caught in the moral dilemma whether to keep the picture or return it, he decided to return it. After Mark Cutifani joined the company as CEO in 2013, Nicky Oppenheimer told him the story and soon after was surprised with the portrait that now adorns the family's offices. The portrait joined the family's other pieces of artwork from Anglo's South African headquarters on 44 Main Street in Marshalltown when the last family patriarch left his board seat six years ago. The group's headquarters are now in the heart of London, at Carlton House Terrace. The family who started ...

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