Nov 3, 2010
SINGAPORE, November 3, 2010 -
The Annual General Meeting of the Diamond Exchange of Singapore (DES) held on October 26, saw Suresh Hathiramani elected as the new president and outgoing president, Yee Heng Chiong as the vice president. Hathiramani will serve the new role for a period of two years.
Hathiramani noted, “Our bourse is one of WFDB’s smaller members, with a membership of about 60. Our members and their companies are channels to a great many wholesalers, retailers and jewellers in the growing consumer markets that surround us in South East Asia. It is important that these markets are served by members of a bourse that is affiliated to the WFDB.”
Hathiramani said the DES secretariat is currently in the process of signing up all DES members for the WFDB Mark, the Mark of Excellence of the WFDB. “With the WFDB Mark prominently displayed on our members’ business papers, invoices, name cards, email stationary and websites, they have another promotional tool to advance their business.”
The meeting also saw some appointments on the DES Executive Committee –
Honorary Secretary:Lim Kam Su;
Honorary Treasurer: Reuben Khafi;
Committee Members: Bhavik Mehta, Johnny Wham, Hemant Kothari,Wan Shung Ming, Kathy Ho and Roland Tan.