It's our responsibility to capture the imagination of future generations towards diamonds

As CEO of Beverly Hills-based Grand Metropolitan - a privately-held luxury goods holding company with a 130-brand portfolio - Vin Lee carries the burden rather lightly on his shoulders. Having migrated from Canada as a baby, it did not take long for...

11 december 2017

‘Non-diamond producing countries shouldn’t lead KP’

Non-diamond producing countries should not lead the Kimberley Process (KP) as was the case last year with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to the African Diamond Council and African Diamond Producers Association chairperson...

04 december 2017

Jewellers’ Guild of Russia sees its mission in creating highly developed national jewellery market

In recent years, the Jewellers’ Guild of Russia has noticeably stepped up its activities. Eduard Utkin, General Manager of this Association told Rough & Polished about what is happening in the country’s jewellery sector, the tasks facing the community...

27 november 2017

Any color diamond is a great investment

Bruno Scarselli belongs to the 3rd generation of the Scarselli family, which has for the last half-century been producing and selling some of the world’s highest quality yellow, blue and pink diamonds available on the market. Bruno heads the company...

20 november 2017

It’s crucial everybody feels confident that their suppliers use the System of Warranties - Stephane Fischler

The System of Warranties (SoW) in the diamond industry dates back to 2002, when the World Diamond Council (WDC) in team with the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) and the International Diamond Manufacturers Association...

13 november 2017

A former Sibur director to be appointed as ALROSA's new CFO

11 august 2017
Alexey Filippovsky, who previously worked as one of the directors of the petrochemical holding company Sibur, will be appointed ALROSA's new chief financial officer starting August 28, 2017, according to Vedomosti report.
Filippovsky will oversee financial planning at ALROSA, its accounting and financial reporting, budgeting, corporate finance, treasury work, coordination of investment activities and interaction with investors. Previously, this functional was overseen by two vice-presidents of the diamond company: Elena Gangalo, who left ALROSA in May this year, and Igor Kulichik, who announced his departure from ALROSA the day before.
Alexey Filippovsky spent 9 years working in Sibur, where he held the post of financial director, and then – the deputy chairman of the board.
Prior to Filippovsky's official entry in office, ALROSA's financial unit will be overseen by the company's president, Sergei Ivanov.


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