The Board of Directors of The Jewelers Board of Trade® (JBT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Weisenfeld as their new President.
Weisenfeld served on the JBT Board of Directors for 17 years. He was elected to the Executive Committee in 2008 and served as Chairman of the Board from 2014-2015.
In addition to his Board experience, he previously held executive positions in various companies in the jewelry industry for over 45 years, including Pranda North America and most recently Riva Precision Manufacturing, Brooklyn, New York.
Weisenfeld is a member of the 24KT Club, Providence Jewelers Club, Boston Jewelers Club, Women’s Jewelry Association, and International Precious Metals Institute. He earned his B.A. from the University of Arizona. He resides in East Greenwich, Rhode Island with his wife Jan. He has three daughters and one grandchild.
“I eagerly look forward to working with Richard,” said Michael Kaplan, Board Chairman. “He comes from a very fine jewelry family and has been involved in our industry for all of his working life.”
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