Michael Overs, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Michael Overs

Canadian businessman

Date of Birth: 24-Jun-1939

Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date of Death: 31-Mar-2010

Profession: chief executive officer

Nationality: Canada

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Michael Overs

  • Michael Arthur Overs (June 24, 1939 – March 31, 2010) was a Canadian businessman who was the founder and CEO of Pizza Pizza, a successful franchise of pizza restaurants.Overs was born in Toronto in 1939 to Arthur and Edna Overs and grew up in The Beach area and began his business career after dropping out of school at age 17.Overs began Pizza Pizza from a single store at Parliament and Wellesley on December 31, 1967 and with the unique phone number created a pizza empire. Pizza Pizza expanded in Toronto from the 1970s to 1980s to other parts on Ontario and then Quebec, he acquired Alberta based Pizza 73 in 2006.
  • He remained CEO until his death at age 70 in Toronto and was succeeded by son-in-law Paul Goddard.

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