Gary Smith
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Gary Smith
BornGary Smith
EducationB.Compt (Hons)
Alma materUniversity of South Africa
  • Entrepreneur
OrganizationUnifreight Zimbabwe

Gary Smith is a Zimbabwean entrepreneur and the CEO of Unifreight, the group of companies that owns Swift Transport.


Smith was born in Zimbabwe and educated at Prince Edward School. He then joined Coopers & Lybrand where he served his articles, completing his B.Compt (Hons) degree through UNISA in 1991. After a brief stint with tobacco company Transtobac, Gary established his own accountancy business which he ran successfully for 7 years.

In 2001 he moved to the United Kingdom and held roles at Deutsche Bank, University of Surrey and Foxhills Club & Resort before moving back to Africa in 2008. He then spent four years managing a large transport and logistics company in Beira, Mozambique. [1]


  1. [ Unifreight Corporate Profile ] Unifreight, Retrieved: 14 Nv 2015