Ruben Bindra Re-elected President of AGTA
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA), which promotes natural coloured gemstones and cultured pearls, has elected Ruben Bindra of B&B Fine Gems to serve a second term as president of its board of directors.
Bindra has been an active AGTA member since 1995 and was elected to the board of directors in 2009. He has been a member of the show committee and the spectrum committee in the years previous to his presidency.
Under his watch, the AGTA has witnessed increased exposure and participation in the AGTA Spectrum Awards. Bindra has also been a strong proponent of disclosure with regard to buying and selling coloured gemstones and cultured pearls.