De Beers Group added three people to its executive committee.
Ann Cormack has become the company’s new executive head of human resources. She replaces Arthur Hewett, who retired last month.
She joins De Beers from Rolls-Royce, where she was responsible for international business development, strategy implementation, government relations, and international corporate presence.
Also joining the executive committee: David Prager, its executive vice president of corporate affairs, and Nancy Liu, chief operating officer, Forevermark.
Prager (below) has worked at De Beers since 2006. Prior to that, he worked for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals and Ogilvy PR in New York and London. He started his career as a White House Intern during the Clinton Administration.
Liu (below) now has responsibility for Forevermark in China and Hong Kong. She will continue to work with Forevermark CEO Stephen Lussier, who now has overall responsibility for all of De Beers Group’s downstream business activities.
Prior to joining De Beers in 2008, Liu worked for L’Oréal, LVMH, and the Boston Consulting Group.