Barcados Appointed CJA ChairmanSeptember 21, 09
The Canadian Jewellers Association (CJA) appointed Alex Barcados as chairman of the board of directors for 2009-2010.
Barcados is President and co-owner of C.D. Barcados Co. Ltd. Established in Canada in 1964 by Alex’s father Constantine, C.D. Barcados Co. Ltd. is a Canadan colored gemstone company. He has been a Fellow of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain and a Fellow of the Canadian Gemmological Association for the past 15 years.
Barcados is on the board of directors of the Canadian Jewellers 24 Karat Club, and is a past member of the Canadian Gemmological Association Board of Directors.
The Canadian Jewellers Association is the national trade association for the jewelry industry and has a strong history dating back to 1918. The Association promotes ethics, awareness, understanding and desirability for Canadian jewelry products.