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

The future for synthetics lies in that it has become possible to grow a stone you want and make what you want out of it

Alex Popov, President of the Moscow Diamond Exchange and head of the Âme jewelry brand, which uses lab-grown diamonds to produce jewelry, sat for an interview with Rough&Polished sharing his views on the coexistence of natural and man-made diamonds in...

23 august 2021

De Beers appoints Sarah Kuijlaars as CFO

17 july 2020
sarah_kuijlaars.pngDe Beers has appointed Sarah Kuijlaars as the group’s chief financial officer, effective from 1 September. 
The appointment follows the resignation of Nimesh Patel on 2 April, who will leave De Beers on 26 July.
Kuijlaars was previously CFO of Arcadis NV, a leading global design and engineering consultancy, with a listing on the Euronext Amsterdam Stock Exchange. 
“Sarah is a proven leader and has a strong track record built with a number of world-class multinational businesses,” De Beers chief executive Bruce Cleaver.
“I’m delighted that Sarah is joining the De Beers Group Board and Executive Committee and look forward to working closely with her as we continue to deliver our transformation agenda.”
Kuijlaars has a Mathematics degree from Oxford University, is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA) and an Associate member of Corporate Treasurers.

Mathew Nyaungwa, Editor in Chief of the African Bureau, Rough&Polished