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AWDC Board Appoints Isidore Mörsel as New President

He is replacing David Gotlib who resigned from the Board in September.




AWDC Board Appoints Isidore Mörsel as New President

Isidore Mörsel

(PRESS RELEASE) ANTWERP — The Antwerp World Diamond Centre has announced its Board of Directors has unanimously appointed Isidore Mörsel, CEO of Dali Diamond Company, as its new President, replacing David Gotlib who resigned from the Board in September. The Board also welcomes Mrs Thalia Pruwer, taking David Gotlib’s seat on the Board, representing the trade.

Isidore Mörsel is a prominent figure in the diamond industry, currently serving as the CEO of Dali Diamond, a well-established, third-generation diamond company known for its extensive vertically integrated operations. His commitment to the diamond sector extends beyond his role at Dali Diamond. From 2008 to 2012, Isidore served as a board member of the AWDC (Antwerp World Diamond Centre), the Diamond High Council, where he played a crucial role in shaping the industry’s policies and practices. He joined the AWDC Board again in 2020.

Mr Sahag Arslanian (Arslanian Group nv). and Mr. Amish Jain (N.N. Diamonds bv) will continue to serve as Vice-Presidents of the Board.

On behalf of the AWDC, CEO Ari Epstein expressed its gratitude towards former President David Gotlib for his commitment to protect the interests of Antwerp and the Antwerp World Diamond Centre during his tenure and wished incoming President Isidore Mörsel much success in his new role.




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