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Kowalski to retire from Tiffany & Co. CEO role

Kowalski to retire from Tiffany & Co. CEO role

Current president Frederic Cumenal to succeed role in April 2015. Tiffany & Co. has announced that its chief executive officer Michael J. Kowalski plans to retire from the business after more than 30 years. The long-standing chief executive will step down from his role on March 31 2015. He will remain a member of the

Justin Stead steps down as Aurum CEO

Former Ralph Lauren EMEA president Brian Duffy to fulfil top role. Justin Stead has stepped down as the chief executive of Aurum Group, owner of Mappin & Webb, Watches of Switzerland and Goldsmiths. According to a statement, Stead has left the business to pursue other career interests and new personal and professional challenges. He has

RJC commences search for new chief executive

Council goes global in the hunt for "strategic vision and leadership". The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) is on the search for a new chief executive to provide "strategic vision and leadership" to guide the next chapter of the organisation’s development. The London-based organisation said it is seeking an individual that will focus on engaging internationally

David Riddiford appointed Trollbeads UK CEO

Former Links of London global head says brand has huge opportunities. Trollbeads has today named its chief executive for the UK as David Riddiford. The announcement follows the Danish brand’s acquisition of a major stake in its UK distributor Fable Trading last month. Riddiford is the former global chief executive for Links of London and

Buccellati appoints Thierry Andretta as CEO

Former Lanvin CEO hired as "fundamental step" in brand’s development. Buccellati has announced the appointment of Thierry Andretta as its new chief executive. Andretta has long-term experience in the luxury goods sector, having worked with brands including Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney and Gucci Group. He stepped down from his position as chief executive of luxury

GIA CEO Donna Baker resigns over "differing views"

Current chairwoman of the board named interim president and CEO. The Gemological Institute of America’s (GIA) president and chief executive Donna Baker has resigned from her role following "differing views on the direction of the GIA". The Institute’s Board of Governors made the announcement today. It was also announced that the GIA’s current board chairwoman

Pandora appoints Allan Leighton as new CEO

Changes to take place on July 1 as Bjorn Gulden makes move to Puma. Pandora has announced executive management changes with the appointment of Allan Leighton as chief executive. The Danish brand said Leighton, its chairman, will succeed current chief executive Bjørn Gulden on July 1. Gulden is leaving the company 18 months after he was