Between a rock and a hard place

Between a rock and a hard place

On June 2 Clifford Elphick, executor of Harry oppenheimer's estate, helicopter pilot, owner of snooty Kurland Polo Estate and CEO of London-listed Gem Diamonds, takes the podium at Gem's Annual General Meeting in London. Shareholders will have the opportunity to question the elfin 54-year-old on his 2014 annual remuneration package – up 15% to £892,935 (R16.25 million).  And one or two other matters of concern... 

Clifford Elphick, former trusted aide to Harry Oppenheimer and would-be diamond king himself, was dazzled by John Bond’s secret gem-cutting invention. “My one regret is that Mr Oppenheimer is not alive to witness this amazing technology in action,” he enthused. “It would have changed De Beer’s strategy for ever.”

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Submitted by : Paul Osullivan of jhb on 2015-05-29 08:09:08
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