Sif Jakobs Jewellery, has announced the appointment of Matt Finnerty as director for the UK and Ireland.
Most recently regional sales manager for Pandora in the UK, Finnerty holds many years’ experience in both the jewellery and watch industry.
Finnerty will lead the execution of Sif Jakobs Jewellery’s national market strategy for the UK and Ireland. He will also be responsible for developing Sif Jakobs Jewellery’s presence in multiple retailers and department stores in the UK and Ireland.
Speaking of Finnerty’s appointment, Sif Jakobs Jewellery CEO Søren Dahl says: “I’m very confident about the headhunting of Matt based on his second-to-none connections across the jewellery industry in UK and his ability to successfully increase sales and volume.
“He has built solid relationships in the UK based on trust and credibility, and has a long and successful track record in the UK jewellery and watch industry, dating back to 2004. His experience managing sales teams, overseeing training, franchise and wholesale partners, new launches, sales data analysis and forecasting, stands him in perfect stead to lead the development of Sif Jakobs Jewellery in the UK and Ireland. We are pleased to welcome him to our team.”
Finnerty adds: “I am thrilled to join the team at Sif Jakobs Jewellery, a brand that has absolute market potential and is already making waves among independent jewellers. We have a strong and most of all achievable strategy for the brand’s development in the UK and Irish markets, and I look forward to working closely with the Sif Jakobs Jewellery team to make our mark.”