Long-time employee Nikia Levesque takes on the role as former owner Jeff Corey retires.
The family business’ fourth-generation eponymous owner reflects on the milestone and the market today.
The association has also hired a new marketing manager and announced two staff transitions.
One hundred percent of proceeds will benefit the nonprofit’s silicosis prevention initiative.
Krakoff is the jewelry brand’s new creative chairman and strategic advisor to L Catterton, the private equity firm that owns John Hardy.
He was previously editor-in-chief at Hodinkee.
Johanna Levy will oversee the environmental, social, and governance programs.
Joseph Corey, Krystle Craycraft, Sue Hopeman, and Sherry Smith will each serve three-year terms on the board.
Ivette Nersesyan-Stephanopoulos, formerly with GIA, will also serve as vice president of trade services in the market.
Yun Yang is a David Yurman, Lightbox, and John Hardy alumna.
The watch industry veteran served as the vice president of the late Steven Kaiser’s Kaiser Time for 18 years.