This year’s honorees include one of Florida’s largest independent jewelers and two multi-store independents in the Chicago and New York areas.
The marketing agency has integrated its first C-suite.
Rob Ballew will be tasked with communicating the jewelry giant’s plans and financial performance to investors.
They will be celebrated at the annual dinner dance and gala in the fall.
The Pittsburgh jeweler is redoing the lighting and showcases, and adding a full hospitality bar as well as new shop-in-shops.
Zale has more than 40 years’ experience in the diamond industry, including 17 years as Stuller’s VP of diamonds and gemstones procurement.
The industry veteran will serve as the diamond jewelry supplier’s head of business development.
He is the company’s new senior vice president of sales and business development.
Among other changes, Stanley Zale, the former vice president of diamonds and gemstones, is leaving the company after 17 years.
One new addition was announced at the Conclave membership breakfast.
He succeeds his mother, Cathy Tivol, who will remain involved in the business as company chair.
Cathrine Wolden is the company’s new vice president of partnership and sponsorship.
Sergey Ivanov Jr., who is under U.S. sanction, is out, replaced by Almazy Anabara CEO Pavel Marinychev.
Zerouki took over as World Diamond Council president Monday, with Ronnie VanderLinden elected vice president.
The partnership highlights Anglo American’s “unwavering belief” in the U.S. jewelry market, said PGI CEO Huw Daniel.
The owners of Rushing Jewelers in Picayune, Mississippi, are retiring.
Benoît Repellin joined the auction house last year.
The company has appointed Michael Schechter as director of business development.
The new corporation, GCAL USA LLC, will be part of the Sarine Group and its grading reports will read “GCAL by Sarine.”
Christina Malle is a jewelry designer and goldsmith.
The Downtown Manhattan jewelry store has set up shop just a few doors down from its previous location.
Michelle Kennedy is the company’s new senior vice president of human resources.
Taylor Frank is the second person outside of the Eiseman family to serve as president in its 60-year history.
The third-generation Massachusetts jeweler expanded its workshop and added an interactive design center.
The three additions are industry veterans.