From Lonrho to Lonmin (B): Restructuring a Conglomerate

Author :

Rod E. White, Derek Lehmberg

Pages :

3

Product Type :

Case

Reference # :

9B05M068

Teaching Note :

8B05M67

Institute:

Ivey Publishing

Setting:

United Kingdom/Africa, Medium

Year:

1997

Keywords:

Diversification; Corporate Strategy, General Management/Strategy, International, Administrative, Support, Waste Management and Remediation Services

Summary/Abstract:

In this supplement to Lonrho PLC (A): An African Conglomerate, product 9B05M067, Sir John Craven discusses his decision to accept the chairman position. It also looks at the general direction taken by Sir John, and how Lonrho had faired as it took this new direction. Lonrho has decided to focus on mining in Africa and dispose of non-mining related assets.