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Charles Stanley Joins Day’s Jewelers’ Board of Directors

IndependentsSep 01, 2023

Charles Stanley Joins Day’s Jewelers’ Board of Directors

Stanley retired earlier this year from his position as president of De Beers Brands in North America.

Charles Stanley
Former De Beers executive Charles Stanley is the newest addition to Day’s Jewelers board of directors.
Waterville, Maine—Longtime De Beers Group executive Charles Stanley has joined the board of directors for Day’s Jewelers.

The New England retailer, founded in 1914, began as a family-owned store and it is now employee-owned. It has eight locations across Maine and New Hampshire.

Stanley, who retired earlier this year, has spent nearly three decades in the industry. 

He started at De Beers in 1994 as the company’s marketing director. In 2003, Stanley went to Harry Winston, where he worked as the vice president of merchandising and operations before returning to De Beers in 2010 as president of De Beers Brands in North America. 

“I am delighted to be joining Day’s Jewelers board of directors, whom I have known through the business relationship I developed while working with De Beers. I greatly respect the company’s values and its commitment to natural diamonds, and I am looking forward to bringing my experience to bear to further help Day’s Jewelers grow as [it] evolves the company under [its] new ESOP [employee] ownership,” Stanley said. 

Day’s said Stanley’s commitment to driving positive change within the industry and his dedication to advancing ethical practices “align perfectly” with its values. 

“Charles Stanley’s appointment to our board of directors marks a pivotal moment for Day’s Jewelers,” said Day’s Jewelers President Joe Corey. “His exceptional leadership and deep understanding of the industry will undoubtedly propel us forward as we continue to innovate and provide exceptional experience for our customers.” 

Alongside Stanley on the board of directors are Jeff and Kathy Corey, Ann Arnold, and Erin Moran.  

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