For the first time in its more than 100-year history, De Beers’ Diamond
Trading Company let a sightholder open the first allocation of 2011, a ceremonial function to inaugurate the year’s first sight.
Erez Daleyot, group CEO of DD Manufacturing, won the opportunity at last
Empowerment Fund auction in London. He also received a behind-the-scenes
tour of the DTC.
Diamond Empowerment Fund’s vision and values fit perfectly with our own,” said
managing director Varda Shine, who is also a DEF board member, said Daleyot’s
company “has been a fantastically generous supporter of good causes at our past