Pick n Pay chair Gareth Ackerman spent much of the recent AGM roundly (and appropriately) tearing into the government for the damage it has inflicted on the economy.

He also reminded those attending the event of the position of the controlling shareholders, the Ackerman family. It is little changed since the company listed more than 50 years ago and investors are aware of it when they buy into the company, said Ackerman. ..

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