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GIA Board welcomes new Governors Tom Moses and Elliot Tannenbaum

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) – The GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Board of Governors inducted Thomas M. Moses, who was also named executive vice president and chief laboratory and research officer for GIA, and Elliot Tannenbaum, senior principal of Leo Schachter Diamond Group (LS Group), during the board’s November 2013 meeting in Carlsbad. Moses and Tannenbaum join the 16 other governors in directing the strategy of the Institute and serving as stewards of the public interest.

Timeless Designs relocates to new home

Timeless Designs is pleased to announce its new location in the heart of the Diamond District. As a bridal jewelry manufacturer for more than 35 years, Timeless Designs has made a name for the company amongst the hustle and bustle of the jewelry industry that is located on the 47th and 48th blocks of Manhattan’s Diamond District.

Fruchtman Marketing promotes Shane O’Neill

(TOLEDO, Ohio) - Fruchtman Marketing, a leading full-service marketing communications agency specializing in jewelry marketing, has promoted Shane O’Neill to the title of Vice President.

In his new role, O’Neill will supervise Fruchtman Marketing’s digital and social marketing efforts, manage all creative aspects of the company’s services, spearhead new business acquisition, and provide strategic planning with emphasis on agency growth.

U.S. Antique Shows promotes Canady to Sales Director

(NAPLES, Fla.) - U.S. Antique Shows, a leading producer of indoor antique shows, has announced the promotion of Katrina Canady to sales director.

Formerly a sales manager, Canady joined U.S. Antique Shows in June 2008 as an assistant fair director. During her time in that position, she gained valuable experience in both show operations and sales processes, including working one-on-one with dealers to meet their show requests.

Ruben Bindra elected President of the AGTA Board of Directors for 2nd term

Ruben Bindra, B&B Fine Gems, Inc., has been elected to serve a second term as President of the AGTA Board of Directors. Bindra has been very active with AGTA over the past 18 years. He first became a member in 1995 and was elected to the Board of Directors in 2009 as a Director. Bindra has been a member of the Show Committee and the Spectrum Committee in years previous to his Presidency.

JewelPop Inc. and Lotus Jewellery announce partnership with Lynx Equity

JewelPop Inc., creators of the very popular Kameleon Jewelry® line, has announced that JewelPop Inc. and the Canadian Distributor Lotus Jewellery have been acquired by Lynx Equity Ltd. “Lynx is proud to be able to carry on the success of a great Canadian jewelry brand. JewelPop has an excellent track record of growth and innovation and we look forward to building on this trend,” commented Lynx Partner Djenane Cameron.