Dubai, UAE; September 2014: The Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE), a DMCC platform and a leading diamond centre, hosted a delegation of senior executives from DeBeers, the world’s leading diamond company in Dubai Sunday 14 September 2014. The meeting washeld at Almas Tower where both parties took the opportunity to discussfuture collaborations, theincreasing role the producing nations playalong the New Silk Route and the opportunities this shift is bringing.
The delegation was hostedby Peter Meeus, Chairman, DDE and Gautam Sashittal, Chief Executive Officer, DMCC; who welcomed De Beers representatives Paul Rowley, Executive Vice President, Global Sightholders Sales;Nigel Simson, Senior Vice President, Global Sightholder Sales;Brent Eiseb, Vice President, Eastern Hemisphere, Global Sightholder Sales;Chris Donegan, Vice President, Western Hemisphere, Global Sightholder Sales;and Vijay Chetty, Key Account Manager, Global Sightholder Sales.
Today, the DMCC Free Zone and Almas Tower (DMCC’s headquarters and tallest business tower in the Middle East) has grown to become synonymous with the place to be for the international diamond trade and home to over 600diamond businesses.
From buyers to sellers to service providers – Everything the industry require in terms of infrastructure and a marketplace is available under one roof in a secure environment at Almas Tower including:The Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE), vaulting, boiling, polishing, certification and transport services and the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme.