Katherine Bodoh Is The New CEO Of American Gem Society
The American Gem Society (AGS) announced the appointment of Katherine Bodoh as their new CEO. Bodoh will assume responsibilities on March 1, 2017 and will succeed the current CEO, Ruth Batson, who is due to retire soon.
Bodoh is currently the deputy executive director of the AGS and was previously at Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company (JM), serving as their director of commercial lines marketing and industry relations. It was at JM that she began working in a strategic partnership role with the American Gem Society, and was very active as a liaison between the AGS Guilds and JM. It’s a role that continued after she joined the AGS.
“It is an honour to serve the membership of the American Gem Society. I will resolutely uphold our esteemed legacy and seek new ways to bring value to our membership and laboratory clients,” said Bodoh. “I joined AGS because of its mission and its extraordinary members. I had the opportunity to learn from the incomparable Ruth Batson. I look forward to partnering with the board of directors and the wonderful team at AGS and AGS Laboratories. Together we will serve the next generation of industry professionals and keep AGS vibrant, relevant and indispensable.”