President, Moscow Diamond Bourse (MDB)
Alex Popov, is the President, Moscow Diamond Bourse (MDB). He was instrumental in establishing the first Russian private diamond and jewellery exchange and its acceptance as a WFDB member. Following that, he served as a board member, CEO, Vice-President and was elected a President of the Moscow Diamond Bourse (MDB) in 2008.
He is the founder and CEO of the AP Diamond Company that is active in luxury distribution and retail in Russia and the former Soviet Union countries.
Within the framework of MDB, Alex Popov is active in promoting Russian diamond and jewellery interests abroad as well as facilitating bi-lateral diamond and jewellery trade between Russia and India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, China and Israel.
Mr. Popov is an expert in Russian luxury distribution and retail and lectures frequently on the subject.