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Murray Koffler (Murray Bernard Koffler) was born on 22 January, 1924 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is a Founder. Discover Murray Koffler’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 93 years old?
|Popular As||Murray Bernard Koffler|
|Age||93 years old|
|Born||22 January 1924|
|Birthplace||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Date of death||(2017-11-05) Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
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Who Is Murray Koffler’s Wife?
His wife is Marvelle Koffler
|Children||Leon Koffler (son) – Tiana Koffler Boyman (daughter) – Theo Koffler (daughter) – Tom Koffler (son) – Adam Koffler (son)|
Murray Koffler Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Murray Koffler worth at the age of 93 years old? Murray Koffler’s income source is mostly from being a successful Founder. He is from Canada. We have estimated
Murray Koffler’s net worth
, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2023||$1 Million – $5 Million|
|Salary in 2023||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2022||Pending|
|Salary in 2022||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Founder|
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Koffler died on November 5, 2017, at his home in Toronto. His widow Marvelle Koffer died on January 14, 2020 at the age of 90.
He was also named to the Order of Ontario in 1992 and received an honorary doctorate from the Weizmann Institute of Science in 1976.
In 1986, the Retail Council of Canada recognized Koffler’s ability in leading the Oshawa Group to outstanding business success. In recognition of this accomplishment he was presented with the Distinguished Canadian Retailer of the Year Award. Koffler was inducted into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame in 1991.
In addition to his business pursuits, Koffler was a community leader and philanthropist. He received the B’nai B’rith Distinguished Citizen’s Award; the Canada Council of Christians and Jews Humanitarian Award; and, with his wife, Dr. Marvelle Koffler, the Israel Cancer Research Fund Humanitarian Award. He served on the board of governors of the Canadian Council of Christians and Jews, as well as those of Mount Sinai Hospital, the United Jewish Welfare Fund, and the Jerusalem Foundation, and is a past chairman of the United Jewish Appeal. In 1979, he was the Toronto Negev Dinner honoree.
In 1979, Koffler opened the first Super-Pharm pharmacy, in Herzliya, Israel. Super-Pharm is still owned by the Koffler family, and there are currently 202 locations in Israel.
In 1977, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada “for his many services to his community as businessman, philanthropist and patron of the arts”. He was promoted to Officer in 1995. He was awarded the Order of Ontario in 1992.
Murray and Marvelle established the Koffler Centre of the Arts in 1974. The Koffler and Koffler Gallery present a contemporary cross-disciplinary arts program including the Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature and a diverse range of programs in theatre, literature and visual arts. The Marvelle Koffler Breast Centre and the Murray Koffler Urologic Wellness Centre were both established through their generous philanthropy to the Mount Sinai Hospital.
In 1971, Koffler and two other Jewish community leaders, Albert Latner and Ray Wolfe, purchased the Canadian Jewish News.
In 1969, Koffler rallied the pharmaceutical community, among others, to launch The Council on Drug Abuse (CODA), a charitable non-profit association with the mandate to prevent substance abuse through health promotion and education impacting children and youth. CODA develops/delivers cutting-edge, preventive drug abuse programs to youth aged 12–19 in 104 Canadian school communities which include students/teachers other youth/adults associated with high school and feeder schools, local community groups/social services/community centres/police and other points of community focus including culturally diverse groups/populations.
Born in Toronto, Ontario, to Romanian-born Jewish immigrant parents, Koffler attended Oakwood Collegiate Institute, and then received a Phm. B. degree in 1946 from the University of Toronto.
In 1946, he became a pharmacist at Koffler Drug Stores (established in 1921 by his father and pharmacist Leon Koffler). From 1968 to 1971, he was President of Koffler Stores Ltd. From 1971 to 1986, he was Chairman of Shoppers Drug Mart. He was appointed an Honorary Chairman in 1986. Koffler also founded Super-Pharm, an Israeli pharmacy chain called Super-Pharm.
Murray Bernard Koffler, OC OOnt (January 22, 1924 – November 5, 2017) was a Canadian pharmacist, businessman, and philanthropist. He was best known for founding the Canadian pharmacy chain Shoppers Drug Mart, establishing the Koffler Centre of the Arts, co-founding the Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, and as an initial investor, co-founder and partner in Four Seasons Hotels.