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JVC Honors Bouffard With Stanley Schechter Award

Jan 16, 2015 12:23 PM   By Jeff Miller
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RAPAPORT... The Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) honored David Bouffard, the vice president of corporate affairs for Signet Jewelers Ltd., with the Stanley Schechter Award earlier this month. Recipients of JVC’s Stanley Schechter Award are recognized for their leadership ability, integrity and passion to elevate the reputation and success of the jewelry community in the U.S. and around the world.

JVC established the Stanley Schechter Award in 2002 to pay homage to Stanley Schechter’s legacy of integrity and courage, and to acknowledge his  contributions to the JVC and the jewelry industry for more than 50 years.

Bouffard began his career in the Sterling Division of Signet Jewelers more than 33 years ago. In his current role, Bouffard is responsible for developing and implementing Signet's corporate social responsibility and sustainability initiatives, government and industry relations, as well as Signet’s strategic communication planning and corporate giving initiatives.

Cecilia Gardner, JVC’s CEO, president and general counsel, said, “David’s commitment to the continuous improvement of our industry to foster confidence in our products and the companies that sell them is indefatigable. His partnership with the JVC to further our mission and goals indicates the importance that Signet places on the promotion of integrity through legal compliance.” 

Mark Light, the CEO of Signet, said, “David has diligently leveraged Signet’s leadership position to support and promote the importance of continuous improvement in the integrity of the jewelry industry all around the world. We are honored to have him as part of Signet’s management team and value his unwavering dedication, commitment and focus in leading Signet’s corporate social responsibility initiatives.” 


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