Rebecca M. Foerster

Board Member and President-Elect

President Alrosa North America

Rebecca Foerster is the President of North America for Alrosa, where she is involved in all aspects of work at Alrosa’s U.S. office in New York. She is responsible for the development of polished diamond sales and customer service.

Rebecca is also the former Vice President of Strategic Planning and Marketing for Leo Schachter Diamonds, and before joining Leo Schachter in 2014, she was in charge of Diamond Sales and Marketing and the sole Manager and Representative for the Rio Tinto US Office. 

Ms. Foerster has an extensive background in marketing and branding across a number of industries. Prior to joining Rio Tinto, Ms. Foerster worked for nine years as Vice President of Marketing for Frederick Goldman, where she launched major brands such as Keepsake and Lyric. She has also worked in the US cosmetic industry with brands such as Elizabeth Arden and Revlon.

Ms. Foerster is the Executive Vice President of the Natural Color Diamond Association and serves on the Board of Directors for Diamonds Do Good, the Women’s Jewelry Association, and the Jewelers Vigilance Committee.

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