Career Moves & Milestones


The Plumb Club Elects New Board Leaders

July 2, 2020
Corinna Bhasin joins the executive committee as secretary while Kristie Nicolosi has been added to the board as a director.

Pandora Names New Chief Supply Officer

June 26, 2020
Jeerasage Puranasamriddhi will lead the jewelry company’s global supply operations.

Signet Names New Chief Digital Officer

June 24, 2020
Former Citibank executive Rebecca Wooters will oversee the retailer’s digital strategy as it looks to upgrade its e-commerce capabilities.

India’s GJEPC Appoints New Chairman

June 24, 2020
Colin Shah is the new head of the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council, taking over for Pramod Agrawal, whose term has expired.

Christopher Designs Has a New Marketing Director

June 23, 2020
Katherine Hamian is a creative to watch in the jewelry industry.

Swatch Shakes Up Executive Team

June 19, 2020
The watch giant announced new leaders for its Longines, Rado, Union, Tissot, Certina, and Hamilton brands.

Belair Time Moves to Tulsa in New Merger with Selco Time

June 18, 2020
The American watch manufacturer has relocated from New Jersey to Oklahoma, the home of customized watches company Selco Time.

American Gem Society Announces New Board Members

June 15, 2020
Members voted online due to the cancellation of the annual Conclave event.

De Beers’ Feriel Zerouki Elected First Female VP of the WDC

June 10, 2020
She will serve under new President Edward Asscher and is set to succeed him in 2022.

Bernard Arnault’s Son Takes Over at TAG Heuer

June 9, 2020
Frédéric Arnault will officially become TAG Heuer’s CEO on July 1.

Signet Exec Joins the Natural Diamond Council

June 4, 2020
Gabrielle Grazi, who spent the last seven years with Signet, is the NDC’s new vice president, retail.

Charles & Colvard Names New President, CEO

June 1, 2020
Don O’Connell, the company’s chief operating officer, replaces Suzanne Miglucci, who resigned effective today.

BIG’s Ann Arnold Named New JBT Chair

May 27, 2020
Arnold volunteered with the organization for nearly 12 years before taking the reins.

Swarovski Names First Company-Wide Creative Director Amid Exec Shake-Up

May 21, 2020
Fashion industry veteran Giovanna Battaglia Engelbert will oversee the crystal company’s creative elements.

De Beers Names Sally Morrison PR Director of Natural Diamonds

May 19, 2020
She previously served as CMO of its lab-grown diamond brand, Lightbox Jewelry.

WFDB Selects Board for New Diamond Trading Platform

May 18, 2020
The board for Get Diamonds, the platform launched to compete with RapNet, will have 12 members.

Jewelry Repair Enterprises CEO Gerry Weber Retires

May 12, 2020
President Greg Diem has stepped in to oversee the company’s Fast-Fix Jewelry and Watch Repairs franchise locations.

Jewelers Mutual Names New CFO

May 1, 2020
Banking executive Sumit Dangi, descended from four generations of jewelers, will step into the role of CFO and treasurer.

Yoram Dvash Takes Over at WFDB, Ernie Blom Out

April 23, 2020
Dvash owns Y. Dvash Diamonds in Ramat Gan and is president of the Israel Diamond Exchange.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

April 17, 2020
Baselworld loses major brands, thoughts on the future of retail, an update on the Paycheck Protection Program, and more.
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