Anantha Padmanaban Named GJF Vice Chairman
The All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) unanimously elected Anantha Padmanaban as its vice chairman. Padmanaban is currently GJF zonal chairman – south; he is also the managing director of NAC Jewellers, Chennai.
Welcoming his appointment, GJF chairman Nitin Khandelwal said, “I’m very confident that Anantha Padmanaban’s election would strengthen GJF activities across the gem and jewellery industry as he brings incredibly strong knowledge and experience, which will be vital as we endeavour to work with the government for the benefit of the industry.”
Padmanaban added, “I have been associated with GJF since its inception as a founder member and have been on committees that presented various concerns to the government. GJF has firmly stood over the years for industry’s issues and challenges. As a vice chairman of the federation, I will ensure that we will continue to transform to make the gem and jewellery industry fully organised.”