Russell Lownsbrough FIPG was appointed at the organisation’s 36th AGM with universal approval from attendees.
The man known as ‘Basil’ was given 10 years for the burglary and eight years for conspiring to hide the proceeds in the £14m raid.
Citing market manipulation over 2016 financial information, ten former and current top executives have also been fined while shares have taken a hit.
The SS19 release comes after the brand recognised a passion for unusual gemstones among its e-commerce and boutique customers.
At the event, the first of their biannual gatherings, Houlden members reported a rise in sales performance for 2018 despite Brexit uncertainty.
The event was hosted by Theo Fennell and had over 300 guests in attendance.
The Danish jewellery brand showcased its SS19 collection at the recent fair in Munich, Germany from February 22-25.
The firm said the ‘vast majority’ of those who saw the new product demo signed up to the service on the spot.
The salon covers a 124sqm space and will showcase the Harry Winston’s fine jewellery and timepiece collections.
Exclusive to Gems TV, expert hosts will present the Argyle Diamond jewellery part of a weekend of live shows in April.