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NY DDC Pays Tribute to the Late Jacques Roisen

Jun 1, 2012 1:00 AM   By DDC
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Press Release: The Diamond Dealers Club (DDC) of New York mourns the passing of long-time DDC member, Jacques Roisen. 

According to Reuven Kaufman, the president of the DDC, “Mr. Roisen was an esteemed industry leader for more than half a century and a mentor to many of today’s prominent diamantaires.  He leaves behind an outstanding legacy that will endure for many years.”

Kaufman went on to state that  Roisen worked tirelessly in bringing together different segments of the industry so that they spoke with one united voice when dealing with government and private institutions.  Moreover, he was always available to assist people in their business endeavors and in helping guide them to achieve success. 

Kaufman further stated that Roisen’s gentleman-like demeanor and dedication to the industry will be sorely missed.  We extend our deepest condolences to the entire family.

About the Diamond Dealers Club (DDC)
Established in 1931, the Diamond Dealers Club is the voice of the American diamond industry and is the oldest and largest diamond-trading bourse in the United States.  A member of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses, the DDC’s nearly 2,000 members come from across the United States, Europe, Japan, India, South Africa and Israel.  The DDC is headquartered in a 25,000 square foot facility in the heart of the diamond district in the World Diamond Tower at 580 Fifth Avenue and 47th Street. To learn more about the Diamond Dealers Club, please visit


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