Wolf Edmayr Managing Director BKB on the Wool Academy Podcast

#077: Wolf Edmayr about the current situation of the South African wool industry

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Wolf Edmayr is the Managing Director of South African based company BKB. BKB is the largest wool handler of the South African wool clip and service provider to South African wool and mohair growers. In this episode, Wolf Edmayr talks about the history and future of the BKB business and shares his perspectives on the potential of the South African wool clip as well as the agricultural industry.

About Wolf Edmayr

Wolf Edmayr was born on 22 July 1956 in Delareyville. He matriculated at Grey College in Bloemfontein after which he obtained a B.Com Hon. degree at the Rand Afrikaans University. Afterward, he qualified as Chartered Accountant. He worked for the firm Deloitte & Touche in Johannesburg and later became an audit partner.

Before joining BKB Ltd he also held the following positions:

1992 – Managing Director of Wooltextile Manufacturers (Pty) Ltd
1996 – Managing Director of Sweet-Orr and Lybro (Pty) Ltd
2001 – Managing Director of the HT Group (Pty) Ltd

Wolf joined BKB Ltd in 2004 as Managing Director. He is a shareholder of BKB Ltd and part-time Free State farmer and is married to Birgit. They have three children.

Connect with Wolf Edmayr here

BKB website

BKB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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


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