J. David Ritter has been the President and CEO of Canadian Jewellers Association (CJA) since March 2010. As the national trade association for the Canadian jewellery industry, the CJA is comprised of retailers, suppliers, and providers of goods and services. Prior to the Canadian Jewellers Association, David Ritter was Senior Partner at JDR Consulting Services from August 2008 to March 2011. He was Executive Vice President at CLB Media from October 1999 to May 2004.

Since 1918, Canadian Jewellers Association has provided a single source for information for the vibrant and diverse jewellery industry to consumers, government, media and businesses. For their members, they supply cost-effective access to education, services and technology solutions to assist in promoting best business practices and profitable operations. For consumers, the CJA supplies information to enhance the jewellery shopping and purchasing experience. Their goal is for consumers to ultimately buy with confidence and celebrate their new jewellery piece for years.

Canadian Jewellers Association

27 Queen Street East, Suite 600

Toronto, Ontario M5C 2M6

Phone: 416-368-7616