(NEW YORK) – The International Gemological Institute (IGI) has announced the appointment of Jeni Campagna as the Director of Operations and Business Development, North America. In her new role at IGI, Campagna will lead and manage the operations and strategic growth for the renowned gemological laboratory and education provider.
With a career spanning 25 years in the luxury goods and jewelry industry, Campagna joins IGI from a recent position as the Director of Operations at Sarine Technologies. Prior to that, Campagna spent over 7 years as Vice President & Global Production Manager at Sotheby’s Diamonds where she played a pivotal role overseeing design, manufacturing, and quality control of high-end diamond jewelry. Campagna’s other experience includes Senior Gemologist at Cora International as well as a gemology instructor at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). She holds a Graduate Gemologist (GG) credential from the Gemological Institute of America and a degree from FIT.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jeni Campagna to the IGI team. She is a highly driven and respected expert in luxury jewelry and gemstones with a strong background in operations, trend analysis, advertising, sales and retail. Jeni is a proven leader and strategist, known for her focus on customer service, innovation and excellence. We are excited about the new opportunities she will bring to IGI,” states Avi Levy, President of IGI North America.
Expressing her enthusiasm for the new chapter in her career, Campagna shares: “I am thrilled to embark on this journey with IGI, such an incredible organization which is expanding its reach globally. As a champion of consumer confidence and industry integrity, I look forward to upholding IGI’s legacy and driving innovation and new connections within the company and industry.”