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Famous Brands group Strategic Advisor Kevin Hedderwick. (Supplied)
Famous Brands group Strategic Advisor Kevin Hedderwick. (Supplied)

Cape Town – A slip of the digit resulted in former Famous Brands CEO Kevin Hedderwick being placed as South Africa’s 11th highest earner on the Business Times Rich List that was published on Sunday.

As it turns out, Hedderwick should not be on the list at all. He is currently group Strategic Advisor at Famous Brands.

According to the list, Hedderwick brought home a whopping R45.991m in 2015, beating a host of South Africa’s leading chief executives of pharmaceutical, petroleum and retail companies.

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