News

Advanced Search

Firestone Promotes Paul Bosma to CEO

May 14, 2018 5:19 AM   By Rapaport News
Comment Comment Email Email Print Print Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Share Share
RAPAPORT... Firestone Diamonds has appointed industry veteran Paul Bosma to succeed Stuart Brown as CEO from July 1, the company said Monday. 

Bosma (pictured) — who worked for De Beers for 14 years — joined Firestone as mineral-resources manager in 2014, and was promoted to general manager of its Liqhobong mine in Lesotho in 2016. His responsibilities have included overseeing the asset’s ramp-up to commercial production, as well as day-to-day management of site operations.

“The board, in its succession planning, has been impressed with Paul’s role as general manager of Liqhobong, while his significant experience in the diamond sector, as well as a deep understanding of capital markets, make him the ideal candidate to become the new CEO,” said Lucio Genovese, Firestone’s non-executive chairman.

Brown, who has been CEO for five years, will leave the company on June 30, with Bosma taking over the following day.
Tags: Firestone, Firestone Diamonds, Liqhobong, Liqhobong mine, Lucio Genovese, Paul Bosma, Rapaport News, stuart brown
Similar Articles
Gem Diamonds 150Letšeng Yields Two More Large Stones
Sep 21, 2020
Gem Diamonds has recovered an additional two large, high-quality diamonds from its Letšeng mine in Lesotho.An
Comments: (0)  Add comment Add Comment
Arrange Comments Last to First
© Copyright 1978-2020 by Rapaport USA Inc. All rights reserved. Index®, RapNet®, Rapaport®, PriceGrid™, Diamonds.Net™, and JNS®; are registered TradeMarks.
While the information presented is from sources we believe reliable, we do not guarantee the accuracy or validity of any information presented by Rapaport or the views expressed by users of our internet service.