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Petra Adds Ex-De Beers Exec to Board
Petra Diamonds has appointed former De Beers executive VardaShine as a non-executive director in line with a plan to refresh its leadership,the miner said Monday. Shine was CEO of the Diamond Trading Company — now DeBeers Global Sightholder...
Mining Oct 29, 2018 Rapaport News
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GIA Executive to Head Diamond Empowerment Fund
The Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF) has named Anna Martin asits new president, succeeding Phyllis Bergman, who is departing after a five-yearterm.Martin (pictured), who is senior vice president for global developmentand beneficiation at the Gemological...
Mining Feb 23, 2017 Rapaport News
Shine to Leave De Beers in January
Varda Shine, the De Beers executive vice president of global sightholder sales, will be leaving the company at the end of January and De Beers appointed Paul Rowley to succeed her. Shine will also step down as chairperson...
Rough Markets Oct 31, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Varda Shine Discusses Liquidity Concerns, Diamond Prices and Demand
De Beers rough prices have increased by mid- to high-single digit percentages since the beginning of 2013, Varda Shine, De Beers executive president of global sightholder sales, told Rapaport News. She added that certain categories of rough...
Rough Markets Jun 01, 2013 Rapaport News
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De Beers Maintains Low Diamond Supply
De Beers will be unable to meet sightholder demand for the next six months due to a shortfall in production, according to its chief executive, Philippe Mellier. “We will have shortfalls for the rest of the intention to offer...
Rough Markets Sep 20, 2012 Avi Krawitz
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Shine: Market Fundamentals Signal Growth
Varda Shine, the Diamond Trading Company's (DTC) chief executive, discusses how market conditions are shaping the second half of 2012. In this video, she shares observations from the JCK Vegas show; Indian...
Rough Markets Jun 06, 2012 Rapaport News
Asian Demand, Tighter Supplies are Main Drivers in 2012
Global diamond demand is likely to grow at a ''fairly nice'' pace, driven by consumers across Asia coupled with tighter supplies in the absence of any new big diamond mines, said Varda Shine, the chief executive of the...
Rough Markets Feb 20, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
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Shine: Maintain Focus on Liquidity, Transparency
The following transcript is of the speech delivered by Varda Shine, the chief executive of the Diamond Trading Company, this past evening at the group's annual sightholder cocktail party in London. Thanks, Philippe. Good evening everyone.As...
Rough Markets Jan 25, 2012 Varda Shine
DEF Hosts 'Good Awards' in New York
The Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF) held its inaugural GOOD Awards on January 5 at the Empire Rooftop Hotel in New York City, honoring four industry executives for their roles in sustainability and education efforts for...
Fair Trade Jan 11, 2012 Ricci Dipshan
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Rupee Concerns Weigh on First Day of Mumbai Show
The Signature IIJS show started Friday with strong expectations that buying will signal a positive start to the year. Traffic was light on the first day of the Mumbai show but exhibitors reported steady...
Polished Markets Jan 06, 2012 Avi Krawitz, Dilipp S Nag
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IDI to Honor Shine at September Hong Kong Fair
Press Release: Varda Shine, the chief executive of the Diamond Trading Company, will be honored at the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, opening next week, when she is inducted into the IDI...
Rough Markets Sep 12, 2011 IDI
IDCA to Hold Gala Awards Night at JCK Las Vegas
The Indian Diamond and Colorstone Association (IDCA) will celebrate its 27th annual Gala Awards Night during the JCK Las Vegas show to be held on June 4, 2011, at the Mandalay Bay Hotel. This year,...
Marketing Mar 21, 2011 Deena Taylor
WJA Names Awards for Excellence Honorees
The Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA) announced its Hall of Fame honorees for the annual “Awards for Excellence” gala, which will be held July 25, 2011, at Chelsea Piers in New York City. WJA will...
Marketing Jan 28, 2011 Denise Romano
D.E.F. Raises $1M at London Event
The Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F.) raised more than $1 million in London during their Diamonds in the Sky fundraising event yesterday evening. This was D.E.F.’s first charity event outside of the U.S. and exceeded early projections of raising $500,000. D.E.F. was founded in December 2007 by Russell...
Marketing Nov 09, 2010 Denise Romano
Varda’s Message
By her own admission, Varda Shine has stressed a message of “responsibility” to the diamond industry in the past few weeks, and will continue to do so in the coming months. The message in itself is a responsible one for the Diamond Trading Company (DTC) chief executive officer (CEO) to provide – especially since...
Research Oct 28, 2010 Avi Krawitz
DTC's Varda Shine Expects Slower Recovery in 2H
The pace of recovery is expected to slow for the diamond industry in the second half of 2010, Varda Shine, managing director of the Diamond Trading Company (DTC), reported, qualifying her observation by noting that this trend should be expected, given the nature of the recent recession. “Overall, my view...
Rough Markets Jul 19, 2010 Avi Krawitz
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