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Case
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Reference no. IMD-7-2246
Published by: International Institute for Management Development (IMD)
Originally published in: 2020
Version: 23.12.2020
Revision date: 09-Mar-2021
Length: 6 pages
Data source: Field research

Abstract

This is part of a case series. Davis & Shirtliff (D&S) was founded in 1946 as a water related contractor in Kenya. In the 1950's they sign an exclusive distribution agreement with Grundfos, a leading pump manufacturer. In 2007 Grundfos terminates the exclusivity. At the time the account for one third of business.

Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 1946-2020.

Geographical setting

Region:
Africa
Country:
Kenya

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Davis & Shirtliff
Industry:
Utilities

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Abstract

This is part of a case series. Davis & Shirtliff (D&S) was founded in 1946 as a water related contractor in Kenya. In the 1950's they sign an exclusive distribution agreement with Grundfos, a leading pump manufacturer. In 2007 Grundfos terminates the exclusivity. At the time the account for one third of business.

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Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 1946-2020.

Geographical setting

Region:
Africa
Country:
Kenya

Featured company

Davis & Shirtliff
Industry:
Utilities

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