Responsible Jewellery Council CEO Michael Rae Departs

Michael Rae, CEO of the Responsible Jewellery Council, is stepping down effective Nov. 19 to pursue opportunities closer to his Melbourne, Australia, home.

Until a successor is announced, Catherine Sproule will serve as interim CEO of the London-based standards-setting and certification organization.

Rae held the post of chief executive of the RJC for seven years.