Work hard and you will find success

Eduard Utkin, Director General of the “Jewellers’ Guild of Russia” Association, expert of the RF Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Committee on Precious Metals and Precious Stones, told R&P about implementing the SIIS PMPS (State Integrated Information...


GOLDNET.MARKET - “We want and are working to provide business with the opportunity to develop a lot of activity areas”

Today, almost all jewellery companies have their own wholesale websites, online stores, and social media pages. But a year ago, GOLDNET.MARKET, the first jewellery wholesale marketplace appeared in Russia, a new effective tool for the jewellery market...

20 september 2021

Platinum’s rare nature gives it additional value and appeal

Huw Daniel is the CEO of Platinum Guild International, overseeing market development activities in China, Japan, India and the USA, on behalf of the platinum producers of South Africa. Before taking up this role in 2015, Huw ran PGI USA for 12 years...

13 september 2021

Marco Carniello: We want to continue to be the engine boosting the jewellery industry

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is a leader in Italy in the organisation of trade fairs and one of the main operators in the trade fair and conference sector at European level, with structures in Rimini and Vicenza, as well as further sites in...

06 september 2021

There is a significant need for smart and technological financial solutions in the diamond industry

MDPS, the Israeli start-up Fintech company from the Mazalit Group is gearing up to enter the diamond industry soon. Zeev Maimon, the CEO of MDPS is also the Founder / CEO of MAZALIT, a B2B payment platform designed and dedicated to the global diamond...

30 august 2021

New AWDC Board Reelects Stéphane Fischler as President

28 june 2016
In a report cited by the Diamond Loupe, the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) announced that in mid-June members of the Antwerp diamond industry elected the new board members for the AWDC Board of Directors representing the trade, while yesterday, on Monday June 27, during the first meeting of AWDC’s new Board of Directors, members reelected Stéphane Fischler as President of the AWDC. The Board of Directors also appointed Nishit Parikh as Vice-President, representing the trade. In total, four new board members were elected, while two current members were reelected. In addition to Samir Mehta and Jacques Weisz, Vimal Lakhani, Nishit Parikh, Amratlal Chetankumar Shah and Rajiv Kothari were elected. The four newly elected board members will replace former members Kaushik Mehta, Ramesh Patel, Santosh Kumar Agarwal (Kedia) and Shailesh Javeri.
AWDC's CEO Ari Epstein: "I sincerely congratulate Mr. Fischler and Mr. Parikh on their election as AWDC President and Vice-President. Over the past years they both have proven to be of great value to our Board of Directors. As CEO of our organization, I look forward to continuing the excellent cooperation with both Mr. Fischler and Mr. Parikh in our Board of Directors."