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Press Release: ICA Elects New Board of Directors

Jun 7, 2015 3:10 AM   By International Colored Gemstone Association
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Press Release: The International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA) has announced the names of its board of directors following the organization's board meeting at the conclusion of the 2015 Congress.

ICA's president, Benjamin Hackman, was re-elected for a second two-year term, while the ICA's two vice presidents are Damien Cody and Santpal Sinchawala.

Newly elected board members include Gabriel Angarita from Colombia, Stephan Reif from Austria, Alice Muthama from Kenya, Warren Boyd from Canada, Jeffrey Bilgore from the U.S., Suttipong Dramrongsakul from Thailand, Captain Ramji Sharma and Mazaru Mizumura from Japan.

Directors continuing their terms include Ehud Harel from Israel, Duncan McLauchlan from the U.K., Xianjin Yu from China, Bruce Bridges from the U.S., Philippe Scordia from France, Nirmal Kumar Bardiya from India, Vijay Kedia from India, Shirley Zhang from Hong Kong, Rakesh Jain from Hong Kong, Marcelo Ribeiro Fernandes from Brazil, Pavel Sokolov from Russia and Gamini Zoysa from Sri Lanka.

Retained to the board as immediate past president is Wilson Yuen from China and  special advisors are Jean Claude Michelou, directing ICA communications and ambassadors, Clement Sabbagh, directing the ICA Congress and Noburyuki Horiuchi, overseeing implementation of the ICA's disclosure codes.

Meanwhile, the following members are finishing their terms: Susie Kennedy from Tanzania, vice president Jean Claude Michelou from Colombia, Phuket Khunaprapakorn from Thailand, Fujio Takada from Japan and Sushil Goyal from the U.S.

The ICA's executive board members are: Benjamin Hackman, president; Damien Cody and Santpal Sinchawala, vice presidents; Philippe Scordia, Gamini Zoysa and Ehud Harel, secretaries and Marcelo Ribeiro Fernandes, treasurer.

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Tags: Colombo, congress, directors, ICA, International Colored Gemstone Association, sri lanka
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