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With a background in economics and experience in global sales, client relations, and public relations, Haig Avakian serves as the Vice President of Avakian Geneve, an international jewelry boutique with locations in Europe and North America. Mr. Avakian heads sales and focuses on growing the company's clientele worldwide. He is also involved in the watchmaking side of the business, and he works with stylists for a number of celebrities in Hollywood. Haig Avakian studied economics and earned a Bachelor of Science from University College London. He went on to obtain a graduate degree in gemology from the HRD Antwerp Institute of Gemology in Belgium. In the course of his studies, he specialized in diamonds and colored stones and gained experience working with local dealers in Antwerp's diamond district. In his spare time, Mr. Avakian enjoys watching European soccer, reading, and traveling to various locations around the world. He also finds pleasure in cooking and wine.

Work experience

May 2002Present

Vice President

Avakian Geneve

Education

Sep 1999Jun 2002

BA

University College of London