RJC Elects Wilfried Hoerner as Chairman

responsible-jewellery-council-logoLas Vegas: The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) voted in Wilfried Hoerner of Swiss precious metals company Argor-Heraeus as chairman at its annual general meeting (AGM) in Las Vegas earlier this month.

Hoerner replaces Charles Chaussepied, who held the position of interim chair since last July.

The organization, which sets standards for the entire jewelry supply chain, re-appointed Mark Jenkins of Signet Jewelers as honorary secretary. Members also elected new board members Michael Steinmetz of Leo Schachter Diamonds; Ankur Goyal of MMTC-PAMP India Pvt Ltd; Jean-Baptiste Dembreville of Baume & Mercier; Bernard Malek of Cartier; and Harriet Kelsall of Harriet Kelsall Jewellery Design.

The AGM took place at the JCK Las Vegas show on June 5.