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Desmond Pettitt and Family

The Wexford-based Pettitt family can trace its business empire back to 1825. It owns six SuperValu supermarkets, five hotels, three pubs, a farm, some property interests and a bowling and leisure centre. In 2017, turnover was €130m and pre-tax profits were over €6m. It is run by Cormac Pettitt (39) while his father Desmond (68) is the majority shareholder.

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