Ownership

Mr. Festus Gontebanye Mogae is the Chairman ofthe Choppies Group. He was the President ofBotswana from 1998-2008. He studied economicsat the Univerity of Oxford and graduated fromthe Univerisity of Sussex. He is highly respectedas an economist and as a policy formulatorinternationally. He has held and is currentlyholding key positions in various organizationssuch as the Intrnational Monetary Fund (IMF),African Development Bank (ADB) an De BeersMining Company. He has also served on variousparastatal boards. In 2003, the former Presidentwas awarded the highest honour of the Republicof Botswana, Naledi Ya Botswana. In 2008, he wonthe Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievements in AfricanLeadership. He was appointed as The Chairman ofthe Choppies Group board in October 2008.
Mr. Farouk Ismail is the Deputy Chairman of theChoppies Group. He is the founder of the IsmailGroup of companies. He is the founder shareholderof the group. A visionary, he introduced the brain forceof Ramachandran Ottapathu into shareholding in1992 which proved to be the effective step in this glorious journey.
Mr. Ramachandran Ottapathu is the Chief ExecutiveOfficer of the Choppies Group. A qualifiedChartered Accountant, Mr. Ottapathu graduatedin Commerce from the University of Calicut, India.He is a member of the Botswana Institute ofAccountants. He joined Choppies group in 1992and has ever since provided visionary leadershipas its Chief Executive Officer.

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In which town was the first South African Choppies store opened?

  • Kleksdrop
  • Swartruggens
  • Mafikeng
  • Zeerust
  • Rustenburg
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