Long-time Wits University Registrar, Dr Derek Swemmer, joined the University of the Free State (UFS) at the beginning of October 2010 and took up the position as Registrar. Golden Key is privileged to be associated with Dr Swemmer as he is a remarkable individual, a role model and mentor. According to Dr Swemmer: "This appointment creates the opportunity for me to assess the many exciting practices of the UFS and to seek to enhance these based on my own experience at Wits".
Dr Swemmer holds a DLitt et Phil in English from UNISA and has received various awards which include the South African Advisot of the Year in 2006 and 2008, Certificate of Honour from IEASA and the Golden Key International Leadership Council President's Award in 2009. He serves on many boards and councils.
Golden Key wishes Dr Swemmer all the best with his new position and role as he is a valuable asset to any organisation!
In this photo: Dr Derek Swemmer (Board of Director for Golden Key), Charlene Gunter (Director, Golden Key:SA), Hope Khoza (Chapter Relations Officer, Golden Key: SA) and Mia Badenhorst (Council of Advisor South Africa)