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Of Ledgers and Legends - Chapter 2

Confluences and crossroads - Our Southern African footprint


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The chapter on our Southern African footprint outlines the start of the South African firm in the late 1890s under Howard Pim and goes on to illustrate the organic growth of the Deloitte firm – and others – against the backdrop of the history of South Africa.  Readers are introduced to AN Smith, WE Goldby, Oliver Compton, James MacKelvie, Lance Horne, the Whitelely brothers and JEP Close, among others.

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