25 Jun 2012
Antonie Roux (54), head of Naspers’ worldwide internet operations since Apr. 2011, died in a hospital in Germany over the weekend. He reportedly had pancreatic cancer.
He was uncharacteristically unresponsive to media enquiries in recent months, so he might have been ill for a while.
Roux joined the Naspers group in 1979 and was a founding member of M-Net in 1985. In 1997 he was appointed CE