David Bouffard began his career with Signet Jewelers more than 35 years ago. As Signet Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Bouffard is responsible for developing and implementing the Company’s Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability initiatives, managing Signet’s international Government and Industry relationships, and oversees Signet’s Strategic Corporate Communications Planning and Corporate Giving initiatives. Bouffard serves on Signet’s Corporate Giving, Corporate Social Responsibility and Strategic Corporate Communications Planning Committees. Bouffard has had the role of the Company’s spokesperson since 2004 serving as the voice on Corporate Social Responsibility and other corporate matters.
Serving the jewelry sector, Bouffard is actively involved with industry organizations such as Jewelers of America, where he is a member of its Ethical Initiatives Committee, Chair of the Jewelry Information Center from 2008 - 2009, as well as, the Responsible Jewellery Council, serving as Co-Chair on the Standards Committee from 2012 - 2014 and now Chair of its Communications Committee. Bouffard also serves on the World Diamond Council Kimberley Process Task Force. In 2015, Jewelers Vigilance Committee honored Bouffard with the Stanley Schechter Award for his leadership abilities, integrity and passion to elevate the reputation and success of the jewelry community in the U.S. and around the world.