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Jan 12, 2018

Shmuel Schnitzer Steps Down From Chairmanship of IDI; Boaz Moldawsky Made Acting Chairman

The Israel Diamond Institute (IDI) announced yesterday that Shmuel Schnitzer had stepped down from the post of Chairman. The IDI’s Board of Directors, expressing its appreciation for Schnitzer’s service to the organisation particularly, and the Israel diamond industry in general, released a statement saying: “The Board of Directors of the Israel Diamond Institute would like to thank Shmuel Schnitzer for his substantial contribution to this institution since becoming Chairman in February 2016. Over a public career spanning several decades, Shmuel Schnitzer has made an immense impact on the Israeli Diamond Industry and on the diamond industry around the world.”

The IDI Board also announced the appointment of Boaz Moldawsky as Acting Chairman.

A second-generation diamantaire,  Moldawsky has been active within the public platforms of the industry for some time. He has served as the Deputy President of the Israel Diamond Exchange, Chairman of the Finance Committee and as a member of the Board of the Israel Diamond Manufacturers Association.