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Elections at The Natural Colored Diamond Association (NCDIA) for the new Board of Directors concluded with electing Jeffrey Post of Gem Platinum as president elect and a 19 person board representing mining companies, manufacturers and retailers that specialize in natural color diamonds.
“It is a privilege that my colleagues have elected me to this position. The NCDIA is one of the finest and proactive associations in our industry; intent on educating the public and our industry by promoting natural color diamonds. It is my intention to continue what has been started and to further build and strengthen the appeal of natural color diamonds throughout the world. Said .” Jeffrey Post, Gem Platinum, NCDIA President elect.
The 19- person board will be led by Executive director Robert May and a 7 person executive committee which includes Larry West of LJ West as Chairman Emeritus. Additionally, Board Liaisons were added in both Israel and Hong Kong to help serve the association’s growing international community through educational programs and outreach. These seven person committee includes: President – Jeffrey Post Gem Platinum; Executive VP – Rebecca Foerster Rio Tinto; Executive VP – Eddie LeVian LeVian; Executive VP – Michael Green Wick & Green; Secretary/Treasurer – Jordan Fine Amgad; Chairman – Emeritus Larry West LJ West; Executive Director – Robert May NCDIA.
“Since its inception in 2003, the NCDIA has evolved into truly an international organization with member representation in over 11 countries. The new board and leadership is the perfect mix to support the rapidly growing interest in natural color diamond”, said Jordan Fine of Amgad NCDIA’s Secretary/Treasurer.
The newly elected 19member board includes: Marc Lazar Marc Lazar; Rebecca Foerster Rio Tinto; Eddie LeVian Levian; Alfredo Molina Molina Fine Jewelers/Black Star & Frost; Jordan Fine Amgad; Shaul Cohen Novel Collection; Christian Tse Christian Tse; Nilesh Sheth Nice Diamonds; Jeffrey Post Gem Platinum; Bruno Scarselli Scarselli Diamonds; Eden Rachminov Rachminov 1891; Michael Green Wick & Green; Nishit Parikh Diarough, N.V.; Marc Greenberg Cora; Simon Zion Dehres; Mark Solomon Solomon’s Jewelers; Amit Dhamani Dhamani; Sean Moore Borsheims; Brian Gunderson Gundersons.