CHAPTER 31

SWK Zimbabwe Ltd

Dermot Knight, now CEO of SWK Central Africa, had spent much of the last two years in extensive planning activity designed to help the SWK activities in the region to position themselves to take advantage of the opportunities that were opening. One result of this work had been the division of African businesses, present and potential, of Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick into two regions. SWK South Africa covered South Africa, and countries closely related to it. SWK Central Africa was responsible for the whole of the rest of Africa from headquarters in Harare. Included in that responsibility was the biggest company in the region, SWK Zimbabwe and its related companies.

In January 1996, Dermot and his management team were ...

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