(IDEX Online) – Boaz Moldawsky, who has served as the Acting Chairman of the Israel Diamond Institute (IDI) for the past year, has been elected by IDI’s Board of Directors as its Chairman for a three-year term.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>
Moldawsky is a second-generation diamantaire whose family were among the founders of the Israeli diamond industry. He has been active in public service in the industry for many years, serving as Deputy President of the Israel Diamond Exchange, Chairman of the Finance Committee and a member of the board of the Israel Diamond Manufacturers Association. Moldawsky is co-CEO of the Moldawsky Group, which specializes in diamonds, real estate and technology.
Moldawsky said, “I want to thank the members of the Board for putting their trust in me and I am committed to doing everything in my power to move the Israeli diamond industry forward, to strengthen it and to further position Israel as a leading world diamond center.”
The IDI is a non-profit, public interest company representing all institutions involved in the Israeli diamond industry, and works to advance and strengthen the Israeli sector as a global diamond hub, through marketing, technological innovation, rough diamond sourcing and promotion of local manufacturing. IDI is active in business promotion for the industry, through marketing initiatives, public relations campaigns, hosting national pavilions at major trade shows, organizing and hosting trade delegations, and through its dedicated portal site, israelidiamond.co.il.
Aviel Elia is Managing Director of IDI.