JA Elects New Chairman

Jewelers of America has appointed John Henne (pictured), president of Henne Jewelers in Pittsburgh, as its new chairman.

He succeeds Ryan Berg, market president of Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry.

Henne was elected at Jewelers of America’s July 24 board meeting.

The group also appointed the following new directors: Peter Engel, president, Fred Meyer Jewelers, Portland, Ore.; Elise Greenberg, CEO, Greenberg’s Jewelers, Sioux City, Iowa; Chuck Kuba, president and owner, Iowa Diamond, Des Moines, Iowa; Steve Padis, owner, Padis Jewelry, San Francisco; and Steve Velasquez, CEO, Bailey Banks & Biddle, Austin, Texas.

(Image courtesy of Jewelers of America)

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