The Labat Africa Board have made the strategic decision to transition the business from an investment holding company into a fully Integrated cannabis business with a focus on healthcare, wellness and industrial hemp. Labat Africa Limited has developed a complete repositioning strategy which is currently being implemented. The company has made a number of acquisitions in the cannabis space, as well as forming strategic partnerships to reach its goal of becoming the a market leader in the medicinal and industrial cannabis space by focusing on utilizing world-class scientific processes, the best human resources, strategic partnerships with market leaders, the best available medical skills, technology, formulations and intellectual property.
In line with the new strategy Labat Africa Limited has already completed the following acquisitions
Stanton Van Rooyen has been working for Labat Africa Limited for seven years holding a variety of positions most recently business development manager of the Labat Africa Limited group, he set up the logistics division of Labat, and is currently the CEO of Labat Bulk Logistics. Stanton will bring with business development and management knowledge and experience.
Herschel is an entrepreneur, with a primary degree in the UWC Faculty of Community & Health Sciences, and Postgraduate qualifications in Development Economics (UWC) and Logistics (University of Ecuador & University of Liege). His strengths are in Strategic Planning, Stakeholder Analysis, Business Management and Project Management. He served as Project Director of International Benchmarking for Chemical Industries at CHIETA as well as Project Director for Marketing and Feasibility Studies for the Dutch organisation EVD (international cooperation & economic development). He Previously served as Chairman of the Nelson Mandela Presidential Jobs Summit on the SMME Implementation Committee, the Chairman of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce and as Chairman of the National Committee for the Assessment of Reforms of Public Procurement to the SMME sector in South Africa.