Profile Previews

Get a glimpse into our company and investor data—powered by the PitchBook Platform

Johann Rupert


Mr. Johann Rupert serves as Chairman of the Board at Reinet Investments. Mr Rupert studied economics and company law at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. After working for the Chase Manhattan Bank and Lazard Frères in New York, he founded Rand Merchant Bank in 1979. In 1985 he joined Rembrandt. He founded Richemont in 1988 and became Group Chief Executive. Appointed as Executive Chairman in September 2002, he also served as Group Chief Executive Officer during the periods from October 2003 to September 2004 and from April 2010 to March 2013. He was Chairman of Richemont up to September 2013, when he indicated his intention to step down from the board of that company during a sabbatical year. He was re-elected as Chairman of CFR SA in September 2014. He is also Non-Executive Chairman of Remgro Limited, is the Managing Partner of Compagnie Financière Rupert and serves as a director of Renshaw Bay Limited. Mr Rupert holds honorary doctorates in Law, Economics and in Commerce and is the Chancellor of the University of Stellenbosch. He is the Chairman of the Peace Parks Foundation. He is also an Angel Investor.

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Cape Town
  • South Africa
Request full access to PitchBook

You’re viewing a free company profile from the PitchBook Platform. To explore Johann Rupert’s full profile, request a free trial.

Johann Rupert Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Johann Rupert Angel Investor 0 Cape Town, South Africa