(IDEX Online) - Former Diamond Trading Company group sales operations CFO Richard J. Whitby has joined ALTR Created Diamonds as CFO. Whitby spent more than a decade working for De Beers.
..."Lab-grown diamonds are a major innovation that is breathing new life into the diamond industry, and I look forward to applying my expertise to the future of this field at this exciting time," Whitby said in a statement."Richard brings meaningful executive experience increasing the forward momentum of large international diamond businesses, and I'm confident his contributions will be key in helping us continue to grow and innovate in our category and the industry itself," said Amish Shah, founder and president of ALTR. ALTR is part of R.A. Riam.