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HRD Appoints CEO, Directors for China and India

Apr 20, 2015 12:23 PM   By Jeff Miller
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RAPAPORT... HRD Antwerp appointed Peter Macken as its new CEO.  On June 1, Macken will begin the role on a part-time basis, concurrent with his present position as the CEO of Irmaco SA, and assume the HRD post full time at the end of August.

Macken, 53, holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a degree in civil engineering from the University of Leuven. He is a member of the Belgian American Educational Foundation (BAEF).

HRD Antwerp also appointed Yichun Wang (Wayne Wang) as the managing director of operations in China and Ravi Chhabria as managing director of operations in India.

Wang holds a Masters in Business Management from the University of Reading (U.K.) and previously held positions at Zbird Diamond and Jewelry, AA Rachmaninov Diamonds and Diamdel Hong Kong Ltd.  Wang will be supported by Jun Jiang (Twin Jiang), who will function as an external business development consultant.

Chhabria was HRD's chief commercial officer in India. Previously, he held  positions within the financial sector, including roles at HDFC Bank India, KBC Bank India and the Antwerp Diamond Bank India. In addition, Chhabria is the CEO of indiarecruit, an executive search firm.


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