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Dvash Gets Second Term as Israel Bourse President
Yoram Dvash has won a second term as president of the IsraelDiamond Exchange (IDE) after running uncontested, the bourse announced.The IDE’s general assembly approved Dvash (pictured) for a three-yearterm on Tuesday. No bourse-wide election took place...
Polished Markets Nov 02, 2017 Rapaport News
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JBT Backs Chairman for Second Term
The Jewelers Board of Trade (JBT) has reelected Todd Wollemanas chairman for another year, the industry organization said.Wolleman (pictured), of New York-based colored-stone specialist LeoWolleman, was first voted in a year ago and received...
Polished Markets Apr 04, 2017 Rapaport News
Holiday Sales to Gain From Post-Election Certainty
U.S. holiday season forecasts for retail improved as increasedcertainty after the presidential elections is expected to bolster sales. Commentatorshave, however, warned about the extent of any potential upturn.“Having certainty on that [elections being over] is probablya...
Retail Nov 15, 2016 Rapaport News
Stephane Fischler
AWDC Backs Fischler for Third Term as President
The Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) reelected StéphaneFischler as president at the first meeting of the organization’s new boardMonday. Nishit Parikh was named vice-president.“I look forward to continuing the excellent cooperation withboth Mr Fischler and...
Polished Markets Jun 28, 2016 Rapaport News
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Antwerp Trade Selects AWDC Board Members
The Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) lastweek elected its new board, which will appoint the industry body's presidentand vice-presidents later this week.Vimal Lakhani of Kiran Exports and NishitParikh of Diarough were elected...
Polished Markets Jun 19, 2016 Rapaport News
IDE President Schnitzer Won’t Seek Re-election
Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) president ShmuelSchnitzer will not run for re-election in mid-December, a spokesperson for theIDE confirmed with Rapaport News.The election is being contested between Yoram Dvash, owner ofYoram Dvash Diamonds, and...
Polished Markets Nov 17, 2015 Rapaport News
Press Release: Providence Jewelers Club Holds Annual Elections
Press Release: Providence Jewelers Club is pleased to announce the election of the following new directors to its board for a three-year term. The selection was made during the club’s annual meeting on February 10, 2015.Gary...
Marketing Mar 19, 2015 Providence Jewelers Club
Jewelers Board of Trade Confirms Officers, Directors
Following elections, the Jewelers Board of Trade (JBT) confirmed that those on the board who will serve a one-year term include Richard Weisenfeld of Pranda North America Inc., acting as board chairman, Todd Wolleman of Leo...
Marketing Mar 18, 2015 Jeff Miller
IDCA Announces Election Results
The Indian Diamond & Colorstone Association Inc. (IDCA) announced results of its elections for the board of directors and the group unanimously elected a new executive committee for the year 2015. Prakash Mehta...
Gemstones Dec 22, 2014 Jeff Miller
MJSA's Board Appoints Arnold as Chair
MJSA elected Ann Arnold as the chairperson of the board of directors, succeeding Edward N. DeCristofaro, who is now chair of the MJSA Education Foundation. Arnold, a CPA, currently serves as chief strategy officer of the Buyers Intelligence Group...
Manufacturing Dec 04, 2014 Jeff Miller
NCDIA Elects Board, Executive Officers
Press Release: The Natural Color Diamond Association (NCDIA) announced its 2014 board of directors and executive officers as follows:• Jordan Fine of JFine Inc. – president• Alan Bronstein of Aurora Gems – vice president• Breanne Wittrock...
Marketing Sep 05, 2014 NCDIA
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AWDC Reelects Fischler as President
Board members of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) reelected Stéphane Fischler as its president and appointed Kaushik Mehta as the vice president to represent the trade and Freddy Inzlicht as the vice president to represent...
Marketing Jun 27, 2014 Jeff Miller
Ernie Blom
WFDB Reelects Blom; Welcomes Canada, Korea to Membership
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB), which is holding the 36th World Diamond Congress in Antwerp this week, reelected Ernie Blom as president for another two-year term. Members also elected Julien Drybooms as vice...
Marketing Jun 17, 2014 Jeff Miller
Diamond Bourse of Canada Reelects Gavin as President
The Diamond Bourse of Canada (DBC) reelected David Gavin as president and elected officers to the board of directors on May 8 for a new two-year term. Allen Shechtman was reelected as vice president and Jeffrey Brenner was...
Marketing May 20, 2014 Jeff Miller
ALROSA's Shareholders Elect Supervisory Board
Press Release: At an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) of ALROSA that was held in Mirniy, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) on December 20, 2013, shareholders voted to elect the new supervisory board of the company. According to election results, shareholders...
Mining Dec 20, 2013 ALROSA
Canadian Jewellers Assoc. Appoints Tecimer as Chairman
The Canadian Jewellers Association (CJA) appointed Yakup Tecimer as its new chairman of the board for the 2013 to 2014 term. Tecimer is the director of operations at Tecimer Jewellery Limited, a fine gold and silver jewelry...
Marketing Aug 21, 2013 Jeff Miller
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DDC Re-Elects Kaufman as Pres., Johari as Vice Pres.
Reuven Kaufman was re-elected the president of the New York Diamond Dealers Club (DDC), the nation's largest diamond trading exchange. Kaufman thanked the voters for their support and confidence in his administration....
Polished Markets Jun 27, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Biti Says Marange Diamond Miners Have Yet to Remit Revenue
Once again Zimbabwe's diamond mining companies in the Marange region have not remitted revenue to the nation's Treasury, according to the Minister of Finance, Tendai Biti. Presenting his State of the Economy Report for April...
Fair Trade May 29, 2013 Jeff Miller
Diamond District
DMIA Elects VanderLinden as President
The Diamond Manufacturers & Importers Association of America (DMIA) installed a new board and appointed new directors during the DMIA's general membership meeting on March 5 in New York. Ronald (Ronnie) VanderLinden was elected president,...
Marketing Mar 07, 2013 Jeff Miller
Marange Rough
CNRG, PACDEF Call Boy's Death a Wake-Up Call for Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe's Centre for Natural Resource Governance (CNRG) and the Peace-Building & Capacity Development Foundation (PACDEF) issued a joint statement calling for the Southern African Development Community to ensure a peaceful environment ahead of the...
Fair Trade Feb 28, 2013 Jeff Miller
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