GemFind, the Newport Beach, Calif.–based e-commerce and tech company, has named Robert Bridel its executive director of business development.
Bridel served as the CEO and executive director of the American Gem Society for four years. He also was the president of Gordon’s Jewelers and Barry’s Jewelers. For the past 12 years, he has been president of Robert Bridel & Associates, the consulting company that managed the JCK Las Vegas Prestige Promenade from 2002 to 2012.
“GemFind is thrilled to have a jewelry industry expert of Robert’s caliber on our team as executive director of business development,” said GemFind’s CEO Alex Fetanat.
“Going into 2015, GemFind is perfectly positioned to help both retailers and manufacturers fully capture the benefits of cloud, social, and mobile technologies. I am honored to have the opportunity to significantly contribute to GemFind’s next stage of success,” said Bridel.