Rajiv P. Mehta
Mr. Rajiv P. Mehta was born in Mumbai, India, and today is designated as a Director of Dimexon Group. Referred to as a true professional, he and his brother Vishal along with their team at Dimexon are accredited with the transformation of a family-run company into a dynamically evolving international business organization. Mr. Mehta completed his schooling in Mumbai and Brussels and joined the diamond industry at the age of 19. He started his career in rough diamonds and over a period of time acquired extensive experience in the diamond value chain – right from sawing, planning to manufacturing and polished valuation. Over this period, he progressed to undertake management of Dimexon’s factories while simultaneously leading the rough sourcing arm of the business.
In the year 1999, he took an initiative to grow Dimexon’s core product portfolio into medium and larger sizes. Over the next three years, Dimexon built a state-of the-art manufacturing facility in India employing nearly 750 people specializing in larger sizes.
From the year 1999-2003, Mr. Mehta Successfully spearheaded the sourcing and production base with an inter-dependent responsibility of managing supply chain profitability. From the year 2003-2005, Mr. Mehta and his brother Vishal, initiated review of the business and subsequently led the implementation of various significant initiatives for the group which highlighted its leadership position.
In the recent past, Mr. Mehta has been an invited speaker at various prominent world forums such as, the GIA Symposium at San Diego and several Diamond conferences across New York, Dubai and India. Owing to his philosophy of ‘continuous learning’, Mr. Mehta completed a management program in Corporate Finance from the London School of Business and is now a proud alumni of LBS. Apart from work, Mr. Mehta nurtures a passion for Motor Racing, Skiing and Tennis. At home, he prefers to spend quality time with his family apart from watching movies, listening to music and reading.