Bonas Group’s Jimmy Gove Joins Opsydia
Gove, who has more than a decade of experience in the diamond industry, is Opsydia’s new sales and marketing director.
Gove joins Opsydia from Bonas Group, where he most recently worked in London as the company’s digital projects manager.
Prior to that, he spent about eight years in Antwerp where he managed Bonas’ digital transformation strategy and the tender/auction sales and analytics platform that mining companies and private sellers use.
He also served as a senior consultant and De Beers broker with Bonas, working closely with large diamond and jewelry companies in Europe, the United States, the United Arab Emirates and India.
At Opsydia, Gove will be in charge of driving the commercial side of the business, working with existing and prospective clients interested in enhancing supply chain transparency and traceability.
The hiring of Gove, “signals a new phase in the company’s growth,” Opsydia said.
“Jimmy is an important addition to the Opsydia team. His professional experience in the diamond and colored gemstone industries, coupled with his understanding and links to the corporate jewelry businesses, is going to be invaluable as we move into this next phase of our growth and development,” Opsydia CEO Andrew Rimmer said.
In September 2022, Opsydia secured “significant” funding to enable the wider rollout of its laser inscription technology, hire additional staff, and invest in its production facilities in Oxford, England.
The company will exhibit at JCK Las Vegas this June, with Rimmer, Gove and Opsydia’s head of product, Lewis Fish, all slated to attend.
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