Thomas Kruger

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Thomas Kruger, Deputy Chairman and Founder Namakwa Diamonds.

"Mr. Kruger has 30 years' experience in the South African diamond industry, predominantly in rough and polished trading. He began his career in the diamond industry at Ochta Diamonds. He was one of the first South African diamantaires to implement the 'mine to mistress' philosophy, as early as the late 1970s. He is a founding member of the South African Rough Dealers Association, a long standing member of the South African Diamond Dealers' Club and the Jewellery Council of South Africa, and has key relationships with major diamantaires worldwide and has established an extensive industry network. Mr. Kruger graduated with a B.Comm. in accounting from Stellenbosch University.

"Mr Kruger is the father of Nico Kruger and Heno Kruger." [1]

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  1. Directors, Namakwa Diamonds, accessed February 24, 2010.