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Dominion Diamond Shareholders Elect Board of Directors
Shareholders of Dominion Diamond Corporation elected all nominees presented for election to board of directors at the 2015 annual meeting. The mining company's board includes Graham G. Clow, Robert A. Gannicott, Daniel Jarvis, Tom Kenny, Manuel...
Mining Jul 15, 2015 Jeff Miller
GJF Adds Seven New Members to Committee of Administration
The All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) has restructured its committee of administration (COA) with seven new members who will be joining the 15 existing members. All of the members represent not...
Marketing May 26, 2015 Zainab Morbiwala
AGTA Announces Board Election Results
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) reelected Bruce Bridges of Bridges Tsavorite and Jeffrey Bilgore of Jeffrey Bilgore LLC to the board of directors. Joining them, the group elected Charles Carmona of Guild Laboratories and...
Marketing Nov 07, 2014 Jeff Miller
Jewelers of America
Goracke and Abramo Join JA's Board
Press Release: Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, elected two new industry leaders to its board of directors at its semi-annual board meeting on July 26 in New...
Marketing Aug 04, 2014 JA
World Diamond Council Elects Edward Asscher as President
The board of directors for the World Diamond Council (WDC) elected Edward Asscher, a fifth-generation diamantaire who heads the Royal Asscher Diamond Company of the Netherlands, as its new president. Andrew Bone, the head...
Rough Markets May 13, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Jewelers for Children Elects Ruth Batson as Board Chair
Press Release: Jewelers for Children (JFC), the jewelry industry's charity, is pleased to announce the results of the annual election for the board of directors. Effective October 1, 2013, Ruth Batson, the executive director and...
Marketing Sep 30, 2013 JFC
Jewelers of America
JA Announces New Chairman, Board
Jewelers of America (JA) elected Bill Farmer Jr., a partner of Farmer's Jewelry in Lexington, Kentucky, as the new board chairman. He will succeed Georgie Gleim, the president of Gleim the Jeweler, and was elected in July at JA's...
Marketing Aug 20, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Global Witness Urges SADC to Investigate Zimbabwe's Polls
As residents of Zimbabwe hit the polls today in the country's presidential election, Global Witness called upon the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to fully investigate claims that President Robert Mugabe’s ZANU-PF party is attempting...
Rough Markets Jul 31, 2013 Jeff Miller
EU Keeps Sanctions on ZMDC, Eases Restrictions on Others
Following what it called a successful constitutional referendum in Zimbabwe, the European Union (EU) further relaxed sanctions on the African nation. In a declaration posted by the High Representative, Catherine Ashton, on behalf of the EU, Zimbabwe was congratulated...
Fair Trade Mar 25, 2013 Jeff Miller
SDA Urges Diamond Firms to Close on Thursday for Polls
The Surat Diamond Association (SDA) has appealed to diamond companies to close their factories and offices on Thursday, the polling day of the assembly election in India’s western state of Gujarat.The association said the gesture would...
Manufacturing Dec 12, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
SDA Apprises Election Commission on Cash Seizure Issue
The Surat Diamond Association (SDA) on Friday apprised officials of the Election Commission of India (ECI) on issues that diamantaires are facing related to the cash seizures by the commission's surveillance teams ahead of the assembly election in December in Gujarat state.In a bid to curb the circulation of ''black money'' during...
Polished Markets Oct 19, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
AWDC Elects Fischler as President
The newly elected board of directors of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) elected Stephane Fischler as its new president. The board also appointed Kaushik Mehta as vice president, representing the trade, and Philippe...
Marketing Jun 15, 2012 Jeff Miller
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