DPA Announces Lieberherr, Pounds and Lussier to Top Positions

Finance and Trade

The Diamond Producers Association has announced that Jean-Marc Lieberherr, formerly its Chairman, is to become Chief Executive Officer. Jim Pounds, an executive vice-president at Dominion Diamond, is Vice Chairman, and Forevermark CEO Stephen Lussier, as announced last week, will serve as Chairman, all with immediate effect.

"Stephen, Jim and Jean-Marc will work closely with the other DPA members to develop the organization's strategic approach as it focuses on meeting its core objectives. These include maintaining and enhancing consumer demand for and confidence in diamonds, providing a reliable source of industry information and communicating the role and contribution of diamond producers to the diamond sector and broader society," the DPA said in a statement.