Last updateTue, 17 Apr 2018 11pm

Bindra named President of American Gem Trade Association

(TUCSON, Ariz.) - The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) announced the new officers of the AGTA Board of Directors. The Board selected four directors to fill open officer positions for President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.

Ruben Bindra of B&B Fine Gems, Inc. has been elected President of AGTA.
President - Ruben Bindra,

B & B Fine Gems, Inc.

Vice President - Kambiz


Gem 2000, Inc.

Secretary - Cynthia Renee,

Cynthia Renee, Inc.

Treasurer - John Bachman,

John M. Bachman, Inc.

The officers will serve with the following members of the Board:

Vice President - Robert Bentley,

Robert Bentley Company, Inc.

Director - Sushil Goyal,

Liberty Gems, Inc.

Director - Jeffrey Bilgore,

Jeffrey Bilgore, LLC

Director - Sampat Poddar,

Byrex Gems, Inc.

Director - Bruce Bridges,

Bridges Tsavorite

Director - John Williams,

Bear Essentials

Director - Peter Bazar,

Imperial-Deltah, Inc.

Director - Niveet Nagpal,

Omi Gems, Inc.

Director - Betty Sue King,

King’s Ransom

Director - Gerry Manning,

Manning International

Director - Bill Larson,

Pala International, Inc.

Benjamin Hackman moves to Past President and there are no current Member appointees. The AGTA Board of Directors holds elections on a rotating cycle in order to guarantee coherence of the Board’s long-term plans.