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Gem-A CEO Alan Hart Resigns

MajorsMay 23, 2024

Gem-A CEO Alan Hart Resigns

He is stepping down in August after eight years as CEO.

Alan Hart Headshot
The board of directors and trustees of Gem-A unanimously accepted Hart’s resignation and have begun searching for his replacement.
London—The Gemological Association of Great Britain’s (Gem-A) Alan Hart has resigned from his position as chief executive officer, leaving in August.

He held the title of CEO for the last eight years before deciding to step down to explore new opportunities that were presented to him, said Gem-A.

The board of directors and trustees of Gem-A unanimously accepted Hart’s resignation and said it wishes him success in his future endeavors.

While in his position, Hart brought leadership, stewardship, networking, and positivity to the organization, said Gem-A.

“It has been a privilege to have led the Gemological Association of Great Britain over the last eight years, providing services to our membership and the wider gems and jewelry industry,” said Hart.

“I feel fortunate to have been surrounded by a committed staff team, the Gem-A Board of Trustees, and our international partners. I am immensely proud of all that we have been able to achieve, especially navigating the association through the challenges of the last few years to where it is today—a strong, resilient, and forward-looking organization with a flourishing future.”

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Recruitment for a replacement CEO has already begun.

Until Hart leaves in August, the board and senior experienced staff at Gem-A are guiding the organization through the transition between CEO’s.

Meanwhile its board of directors and trustees assure that the organization will remain dedicated to providing education, publications, and fostering a membership community while searching for Hart’s replacement.

Natalie Franciscois the associate editor, fashion at National Jeweler, covering designers, trends, and new collections.

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