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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

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ALROSA's president step down: shares 2.99% down, Federal Property Management Agency hopes strategy and plans won't change

23 september 2014
After the change of management in ALROSA its shares on Moscow Stock Exchange went almost 3%. While Federal Property Management Agency (Rosimushchestvo) expressed hope that the company's strategy and plans won't be affected.
On Monday, September 22, Fyodor Andreev stepped down from his president post "due to medical reasons". Ilya Ryaschin, First Vice President of ALROSA, was appointed the acting President of the company.
Company's shares closed down 2.99% to 37.3 Rub.
Later Rosimushchestvo released a press statement saying it "was sorry that Andreev had to leave ALROSA president post due to health issues."
"Rosimushchestvo hopes that ALROSA's change of management won't affect its plans and strategy of development," the agency noted.
It also reminded that "in course of Andreev's work from 2009 till 2013 the company's financial and economic indicators improved remarkably."
In 2013, ALROSA successfully carried out its public offering on the Moscow Stock Exchange under the privatization program.
ALROSA is engaged in the exploration, production, processing and sale of diamonds. Its mining operations are located in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and the Arkhangelsk Region. The largest shareholders of ALROSA are the Government of the Russian Federation (44%) and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), which owns 25% of the diamond giant, while the company’s free float is 23%.

Anna Georgieva, Rough&Polished correspondent