Consumers Increasingly, Desire ‘Responsible’ Diamonds –
February 10, 2020— 12:41 EST
Debbie Azar, President and Co-Founder of Gemological Science International (GSI), discusses diamond trends, and the increase in consumer interest in sustainability and social responsibility.
Hosted by Lisa Abramowicz and Paul Sweeney of Bloomberg Radio.
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Debbie Azar is an experienced executive with extensive knowledge of the jewelry and gem lab industries. Her entrepreneurial skills and clarity of vision have helped GSI achieve rapid and continuous growth worldwide.
She began her industry career by starting her own successful costume jewelry business. She then expanded her knowledge of the industry with sales, marketing and business development roles at several companies. In 2005, she joined Mark Gershburg to establish GSI. Ms. Azar is an active member of myriad industry organizations and charities; she currently serves as a Board Member of Jewelers for Children. She is also a Forbes Business Council member.
Her strengths include working directly with retail chains and stores to help build their business and brands. She is widely known in the industry for her commitment to meeting customer needs.