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Memorial to celebrate the life of Shopper CEO Ben Walker

Ben Walker

Shopper will hold a Memorial and invite friends and colleagues to celebrate and pay tribute to its CEO and founder Ben Walker on Wednesday, 2 February at The Ivy Den, Lounge & Terrace.

Ben Walker, who founded Shopper in 2015 with co-founder and friend Ed Couche, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, 15 January at the age of 47.

Shopper co-founder Ed Couche says, “There has been an extraordinary outpouring of heartfelt messages and tributes to Ben reflecting the incredible support and mentorship he provided to many, the vision and driving force behind Shopper and the overall growth of retail OOH industry.”

“While no words can adequately express our sadness at Ben’s death or our gratitude for the opportunity to have worked alongside him, the Memorial will provide an opportunity for all those touched by Ben either professionally or personally to celebrate his extraordinary life and contribution.”

“Ben loved to bring people together to connect and celebrate so we hope you can join Ben’s family and the Shopper team to do just that one final time .”

Ben Walker’s Memorial
Wednesday, 2 February
Commence at 3:30pm
The Ivy Den, Lounge & Terrace, Level 1, 320 George Street Sydney

A Go Fund Me page has been set up in lieu of flowers and gifts as a legacy of a generous, kind man who lived life with great joy and was devoted to giving back to the community.

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