Majors

Cartier North America Names First Head of Diversity, Inclusion

MajorsOct 14, 2020

Cartier North America Names First Head of Diversity, Inclusion

Erica Lovett, the former director of inclusion and diversity at Condé Nast, has joined the storied watch and jewelry company.

Erica Lovett was named head of diversity and inclusion at Cartier North America, a new position in the company. (Image courtesy of LinkedIn)
New York—Cartier has appointed Erica Lovett to the head of diversity and inclusion role at Cartier North America, a newly created position.


Lovett joins the watch company after nearly four years at Condé Nast, as per her LinkedIn profile.
Most recently, she was the director of inclusion and diversity, having held various positions in that field throughout her time there.
Previously, she held roles at Rent the Runway and Lord & Taylor.
The National Diversity Council dubbed her one of 2020’s Top 50 leaders in entertainment.
She took spot No. 68 on The Root’s “The Root 100: The Most Influential African Americans in 2020.”
Lovett will work alongside the executive leadership team and report directly to Mercedes Abramo, Cartier North America president and chief executive officer, per WWD.
“We must always push one another to do more and to be better – both within our own organization and in the communities in which we operate – and with Erica on board, I am confident we can accomplish this," said Abramo in a statement to Hodinkee
Lenore Fedowis the associate editor, news at National Jeweler, covering the retail beat and the business side of jewelry.

The Latest

WatchesApr 22, 2021
Check Out All Patek Philippe’s 2021 Newness

The watchmaker showed what’s new in Nautilus, revamped Calatrava models, and a brand-new perpetual calendar.

Policies & IssuesApr 22, 2021
US Government Sanctions Burmese State-Owned Pearl Co.

Myanmar Pearl Enterprise handles oyster fishing and breeding, as well as the culturing, harvesting, and selling of pearls.

Events & AwardsApr 22, 2021
BIJC, Ben Bridge Introduce a New Scholarship

Named for the late Lonia Tate, the scholarship is for the Graduate Gemology program at GIA, with an internship at the jeweler to follow.

Brought to you by
A New Golden Age

Gold has had its share of ups and downs over the last 5 decades. Here’s why the metal is having another big comeback.

Events & AwardsApr 22, 2021
IEG Pushes Oroarezzo Italian Jewelry Trade Show to 2022

It was originally slated for June 12-15 at the Expo Centre in Arezzo, Italy.

Weekly QuizApr 16, 2021
This Week's Quiz
Test your knowledge of jewelry news from the week of April 12-16, 2021.
Take the Quiz
SourcingApr 21, 2021
Why Inclusivity Is Important in Diamond Traceability

As the importance of mine-to-market grows, some worry about its feasibility for all the diamond industry’s players.

CollectionsApr 21, 2021
Alrosa’s ‘Luminous’ Collection Leans Into Fluorescence

The diamond miner and seller is marketing the stones for their glow.

Brought to you by
4 Reasons You Need This Program for Mother’s Day

Learn how to increase customer loyalty and revenue by making JM™ Care Plan a cornerstone of your business plan.

Recorded WebinarsApr 21, 2021
Watch: A Conversation With 3 ‘Young Diamantaires’

Khomotso Ramodipa, Sarah Russell and Kevin Vantyghem reflect on the market before and during COVID, and share thoughts on what’s next.

×