CAPE TOWN - JSE-listed Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron) announced that Dr. WP (Bill) Venter, founder of the Altron Group, had taken the decision to retire as the non-executive director from the Altron Board with effect from 31 July 2018.
53 years ago, Venter, a then 33-year old telecoms engineer, and several colleagues founded Allied Electric (Pty).
“I have the utmost confidence in the Board and the executive leadership team, who have successfully repositioned Altron on a new path of growth as an ICT company", said Venter.
Here are a few facts about Dr.Venter:
1. William Peter "Bill" Venter was born on the 29th July 1934, in Johannesburg.