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Matthew Tratner Takes On Role at GIA

Jan 29, 2019 9:54 AM   By Rapaport News
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RAPAPORT... The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has appointed Matthew Tratner global director of business development. 

Tratner will be responsible for expanding and deepening the GIA’s relationships with retailers and other stakeholders.

“Matt’s industry experience will play an invaluable role as we work to meet the needs of the gem and jewelry industry, and further our mission of ensuring the public trust,” Anna Martin, GIA senior vice president of global business development and beneficiation, said Monday.

A 15-year veteran of the jewelry industry, Tratner was previously director of membership and sales at Jewelers of America (JA) and the publisher of National Jeweler.

He will be based in the New York office, and will report to Martin, the GIA added.

Image: Matthew Tratner. (GIA)
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