The Plumb Club Elects New President, Vice President and Board Member

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Plumb Club has announced the results of their annual elections effective July 1st, 2018.

Michael Lerche of Goldstar Jewellery, has been elected President, replacing Jonathan Cohen of IB Goodman Company after serving three years, which is the Club’s term limit. Replacing Mr. Lerche as Vice President is A.J. Tosyali of Benchmark. Pranav Shah of KGS Jewels was elected as a new board member, replacing Sam Sandberg who also reached his term limit after serving on the board for seven years.

“I am honored to have been elected as the President of The Plumb Club” said Mr. Lerche. “I look forward to continuing and building on the strategic vision and leadership that Jonathan Cohen has provided for the past three years. With new strategic initiatives that we will be implementing and the building of our new state of the art pavilion for JCK Las Vegas 2019 at the Sands, the next year will be an exciting one for The Plumb Club members and our retail clients.”

The following board members will continue as directors: Michael Langhammer – Quality Gold (Treasurer, Executive Committee), Roger Forman – Marathon Company (Secretary, Executive Committee), Victor Weinman – Original Designs / ODI (Pavilion Chairman, Executive Committee), Corinna Bhasin – F.D. Worldwide, Jeffrey Cohen – Citizen Watch America, Jonathan Cohen – IB Goodman, Roopam Jain – Jewelmark / Simply Diamonds.

For information about The Plumb Club, contact Lawrence Hess, executive director, at 201-816-8881 or visit

About the Plumb Club:
The Plumb Club is a unique coalition of leading, responsible and important suppliers spanning all facets of the jewelry, diamond and watch industries. The purpose of the organization is to connect its members and their customers and help shape the future of the jewelry industry. The Plumb Club’s membership accounts for a significant percentage of the domestic fine jewelry market.