A veteran of the industry who is well-known and respected recently made a change in his careerpath.
Kunming Diamondsis a company based in Hong Kong that specializes in fancy colored diamonds. Rahul Jauhari is currently serving as the director of sales and marketing at the company.
This is an entirely new role for the organization.
Jauhari has worked in the gemstone and jewelryindustry in India for the better part of 17 years.
Jauhari served as senior vice president of global sales and marketing for De Beers sightholder Star Rays before he joined Kunming.
Star Rays is a competitor of Kunming.
Prior to that, he worked in the positions of commercial director for HRD Antwerp and senior manager, international business, for Gitanjali Gems.
He also studied business administration.
Jauhari's experience, know-how, network, and proactive and visionary business outlook, according to Kunming Diamonds, make him ideally suited to spearhead the company's development.
Jauhari called natural fancy colored diamonds “truly the epitome of luxury” and “the ultimate indulgence one can possess.”
According to the source, he is now excited about the opportunities that he has, he said:
Natural fancy colored diamonds are truly the epitome of luxury; the ultimate indulgence one can possess. I am very excited about the opportunities and challenges that this new role offers.
Kunming Diamonds was established in 1987 by Ajay Maheshwari, who is still the company's managing director.
The company is an Argyle Pink Diamonds authorized partner, as well as a member of the Responsible Jewellery Council, the Natural Color DiamondAssociation, and the Fancy Color Research Foundation.
Maheshwari made the following statement in response to Jauhari's appointment:
The true potential of natural fancy colored diamonds remains untapped. We at Kunming Diamonds are committed to making this category the engine for future growth with the help of innovative marketing and technology. We look forward to having Rahul as part of the Kunming family.