De Beers’ Jonathan Kendall named on Professional Jeweller’s Power List 2019
LONDON, May 2019 – Jonathan Kendall, President of De Beers Group Industry Services, has been named on Professional Jeweller’s Power List 2019.
Kendall has led the development of De Beers’ most sought-after diamond education programmes and made these available both online and via laboratory-based training.
He has also been instrumental in the development of synthetic diamond detection machines such as SYNTHdetect, which was recently ranked the top-rated instrument for set jewellery screening.
He founded the Group’s Forevermark diamond jewellery brand, which now operates in more than 20 countries worldwide.
He has also developed the global operations of the De Beers Group Institute of Diamonds with facilities near London, India and Belgium.