Isak Staats BKB Wool Academy

#053: Isak Staats about how to efficiently handle 32 million kg of wool per year

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Isak Staats is the General Manager for Wool and Mohair at BKB in South Africa. Isak talks about the services BKB offers to wool growers in South Africa. The company handels 32 million kilograms of wool per year. He explains how different technologies help to track the wool within the BKB warehouse. Further, Isak gives insights into the wool industry in Lesotho and the special program BKB runs to employ deaf people.

About Isak Staats

Isak Staats is the General Manager Wool and Mohair at BKB in South Africa. Isak was born and raised on a dairy and irrigation farm in the Northern Cape. He started his career in the fertilizer industry in various positions for the first twenty years of his working life, all over South Africa. In 2002 he completed his MBA. In 2012, Isak joined BKB as the General Manager of the wool and mohair division. Isak is happily married and has three children.

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