Pramod Kumar Agrawal elected as first Indian Vice President of CIBJO
November 28, 2019 – Pramod Kumar Agrawal, Chairman of the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), has become the first member of the Indian industry to be elected one of the three Vice Presidents of CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation.
He was nominated by CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri, and the decision was confirmed by the organisation’s General Assembly and Board of Directors, meeting in Bahrain, from November 18-20, at the 2019 CIBJO Congress.
Mr. Agarwal will serve a two-year term as Vice President alongside Roland Naftule of the United States, a former president of both the International Coloured Gemstone Association (ICA) and the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA), as well as a former member of the Board of Governors of the Gemological Institute of America (GIA); and Jonathan Kendall of the United Kingdom, President of both the De Beers Group Institute of Diamonds and De Beers Group Industry Services.
At the CIBJO Congress, Dr. Cavalieri was also elected for another term as CIBJO President.