Chris Del Gatto: “We provide capital to smart companies”

Chris Del Gatto, CEO & Co-Founder of DELGATTO Diamond Finance Fund L.P., a New York-based non-bank lender to the diamond and jewelry industry, started his career as a diamond cutter when he was just 17. In his early 20’s, Chris went on to co-found a...

26 october 2020

Lunhianga Project: "The forecasts for this year point to the production of about 100 thousand carats of diamonds"

Advanced information, by the coordinator of Endiama’s Lunhinga Project Management Committee, Adérito Gaspar, points to a drop in production due to the pandemic, but with good prospects in view of the potential of the kimberlites of Camatchia, in production...

19 october 2020

Crisis is the way to development

Maria Krasnova belongs to the second generation of the St. Petersburg jewellers. She is a daughter of Pavel Sokolov, the founder of ‘Samotsvety ot Sokolova’ (Gems by Sokolov), a jeweller and expert gemologist famous for his collection of unique...

12 october 2020

Gaetano Cavalieri: Diamond producers no longer insisting that clients purchase what they are offered

Dr. Gaetano Cavalieri has served for the past 19 years as president of CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation. Uniting national jewellery and gemstone associations from more than 40 countries, including Russia, and many of the industry’s major corporations...

05 october 2020

Worth of gold and diamonds

Initiatives in Arts and Culture and De Beers recently co-hosted a webinar on the worth of gold and diamonds. The webinar, which was moderated by Mickey Alam Khan, the founder and editor of Luxury Daily, featured Jeffrey Christian, founder and managing...

28 september 2020

Anton Siluanov elected to chair Supervisory Board of ALROSA

14 july 2017
The members of the Supervisory Board, a government body overseeing Russian diamond miner ALROSA, voted to elect Finance Minister Anton Siluanov as its Chairman. The company announced this in a press release received by Rough&Polished on Friday.
Yegor Borisov, Head of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), was elected First Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board. Alexander Galushka, Minister of the Russian Federation for the Development of the Far East retained his seat as a Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
The Supervisory Board established several Committees and elected their chairpersons. Sergey Ivanov, President of ALROSA was elected Chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee. Maria Gordon turned to be the Head of the Audit Committee. Valentina Lemesheva was elected Chairman of the Personnel and Remuneration Committee.
On June 30, 2017, the General Meeting of Shareholders of ALROSA elected a new team of the Supervisory Board of ALROSA. It included fifteen persons with four of them as independent members of the Supervisory Board.
The Supervisory Board of ALROSA carries out general management of the company's activities. It is the duty and competence of the Supervisory Board to ensure the company’s sustainable development and outline its strategy, as well as to monitor compliance with the corporate governance principles, including the protection of the interests pursued by all of its shareholders - regardless of the size of their stakes in the company - and the interests of its employees and partners, as well as timely and full disclosure of information and business transparency.