Career Moves & Milestones


Pete Engel To Exit Amid Executive Shakeup at Fred Meyer Jewelers

January 21, 2021
The longtime executive will leave the retailer at the end of March, joined by Kirsten Darrow and Carolyn Dabbundo.

Rebecca Foerster Is the New President of Diamonds Do Good

January 20, 2021
She succeeds Anna Martin and will be supported by Vice President Kathy Corey, co-owner of Day’s Jewelers.

WJA Elects New President for International Board

January 20, 2021
Susan Chandler, who has worked in the jewelry and watch industries for more than 30 years, is president-elect for the 2022-2023 term.

Frederick Goldman Celebrates Founder’s Day

January 13, 2021
The company also unveiled a more contemporary logo.

Edge Retail Academy Awards NC Jeweler with Wag Award

January 12, 2021
Concord-based Falls Jewelers is being honored for its excellence and growth.

Tiffany CEO, Artistic Director Out As LVMH Acquisition Closes

January 8, 2021
Alessandro Bogliolo, Reed Krakoff and Chief Brand Officer Daniella Vitale are leaving the jeweler as new management takes over.

Casio America Names New CEO

January 6, 2021
Newly appointed CEO Makoto Ori has been with the company since 1993.

JSA Announces 2021 Award Recipients

January 5, 2021
The Jewelers Security Alliance will honor them at a virtual ceremony this month.

London Jewelers Has a Fresh New Look

December 31, 2020
The 94-year-old New York jeweler just renovated its Manhasset flagship.

Pomellato Celebrates 10 Years in Chicago With New Boutique

December 29, 2020
Its store in the tony Gold Coast neighborhood has moved just down the block and updated its look.

MJSA Elects Joseph Esposito as Board Chair

December 21, 2020
He succeeds Steven Cipolla, who will now serve as chair of the Education Foundation, while David Siminski has been elected vice chair.

Gemologist Helen Molesworth Joins New Gemstone Trading Platform

December 17, 2020
The industry veteran and jewelry historian is now Gembridge’s head of business development.

Neiman Marcus Exec Joins ShopWorn

December 16, 2020
The  luxury platform named Frank Crisci its new User Experience Advisor.

NCDIA Going With Volunteer Board of Directors for 2021

December 8, 2020
Alan Bronstein will lead the organization as president, joined by a vice president and one director.

Tacori Looks Outside Family Tree for CCO

December 7, 2020
Roeya Vaughan has joined the jeweler as chief commercial officer, a newly created position.

Kering Moves US Operations to Wayne, NJ

December 4, 2020
The new operations center blends French-style elements and sustainability initiatives into its design.

Hodinkee Hires New CEO, Raises $40M in Funding

December 3, 2020
Toby Bateman, former managing director of Mr. Porter, will head Hodinkee, leaving founder and former CEO Benjamin Clymer to focus on content.

Repossi Has a New CEO

November 25, 2020
LVMH looked to one of its own who was key in the jewelry brand’s acquisition.

Silverscape Designs Set to Close Amid Owner’s Retirement

November 20, 2020
Wally Perlman stepped in to run his late brother Denis’ jewelry store after a tragic plane crash but is heading into retirement after 20 years.

De Beers Group Shuffles Departments with Focus on Social Responsibility

November 17, 2020
The diamond company is combining its marketing and sustainable impact teams.
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