GIA, recognized as the world's foremost authority in gemology, has announced the appointment of Amit Dhamani, CEO and managing director of Dhamani Jewels Group based in the UAE, to its Board of Governors. Amit Dhamani is the only member of the Middle East jewellery industry to have ever been appointed to the GIA Board. Along with Dhamani, GIA's Board of Governors welcomed Thomas Insley, CFO of Intrepid Therapeutics, Inc., USA, also to its Board of Governors. Both were inducted at GIA's biannual board meeting in Hong Kong.
"I look forward to serving on the GIA's Board of Governors. It is an honour to be part of an international organization such as GIA and I am delighted to take up this position to contribute to the development of the gems and jewellery industry worldwide," added Dhamani.