Spur Corporation Chief Operating Officer Mark Farrelly resigns

SOUTH AFRICA – Spur Corporation, steakhouse franchise restaurant headquartered in South Africa has announced that its group’s Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) and executive director, Mark Farrelly, has resigned from the group. Mark began his career with the group in 1990 as an operations manager and was promoted to regional operations manager in 1995. He joined the board in 1999 and was subsequently appointed as Chief Operating Officer in 2012. Chief Executive Officer, Pierre van Tonder, remarked, “We all have a deep sense of appreciation for Mark’s colossal contribution to what the…

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Spur Corporation CEO Pierre van Tonder to retire in December

SOUTH AFRICA – Spur Corporation, South Africa based fast–food chains operator has announced the retirement of its long-serving Chief Executive Officer, Pierre van Tonder, after 38 years of service on 31 December 2020. In a letter to colleagues and franchisees, Pierre said “It has been a difficult decision for me to make, but I believe that it is time that I draw to a close all of the years that I have put into this great company of ours.” According to the company’s press-release, Pierre joined the group in 1982 as…

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