Francis Joseph Kwimbere

Managing Director, Brithol Michcoma

Membership:  Class of 2002 (Inaugural)

Mr. Francis Joseph Kwimbere, is Managing Director of Brithol Michcoma Company (Tanzania) Limited, which he joined in 1989 as Branch General Manager. Prior to this he worked at the University of Dar es Salaam as Senior Management Officer responsible for budgeting and financial control matters (1982-1985); Bank of Tanzania as Bank Official responsible for processing applications and related exchange control department activities (1976 – 1978); and with the National Printing Company Ltd as Internal Auditor-cum-Planning Officer (1981 – 1982).

He holds a Master of Business Administration (1987) from the University of Bath, U.K, and a Bachelor of Commerce (1981) from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He has also attended short courses in internal auditing (April 1981) and in cost benefit analysis (May 1981) at the Institute of Finance Management in Dar es Salaam, as well as seminars in marketing (1994 & 1997 organized by MINOLTA), in product promotion (1994, organised by RISO Pty South Africa Ltd), and in management (1998 organized by Japanese – Tanzania Association, Dar es Salaam).

Francis is a Member of Rotary International and has led a number of voluntary organizations for community development. His main hobby is reading. Francis is married and has three children.

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