London: Gemfields plc has announced, through an official press release the resignation of COO, Mr. Devidas Shetty, who will leave the Gemfields Group and step down from the board of directors on Monday the 31st October 2016 to pursue new opportunities outside of the business. Janet Boyce, CFO, will join the board on that date subject to completion of standard director due diligence.
Ian Harebottle, CEO, said, “Dev joined Gemfields as CFO in January 2010, becoming COO in September 2012. He has made a tremendous contribution to the growth and development of Gemfields and we wish him every success for the future. His responsibilities will be re-allocated internally.
I am delighted that Janet Boyce, who joined Gemfields as CFO in August 2013 will join the board in her existing capacity as CFO on the 1st November 2016. “