NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott Kay Inc., a leader in the bridal and fine fashion jewelry industry, today announced the hiring of three, C-level executives reporting directly to Scott Kay's CEO, David Minster. These key hires reinforce the continuance of the brands progression in the United States and the world http://www.scottkay.com.
Effective immediately, Susan Chandler has been appointed to the role Chief Merchandising Officer, Tom Kennedy has been selected to the role of Chief Commercial Officer, and John Croston as Chief Supply Chain Officer. All three senior executives were previously with David Yurman.
"We've spent nearly a year focusing on aligning a myriad of opportunities into one, strategic and focused framework. Now, we are executing that strategy by creating a world-class executive team to realize the full potential of the Scott Kay brand," David Minster said. To learn more about the brand, visit https://www.facebook.com/scottkayusa?ref=br_tf
"My direction to David was to build a superior team; don't hold anything back. That is exactly what he has done. With David at the helm and these executives secured, I now will return to what I do best: art, expression and design." Scott Kay expressed.
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"In order to achieve a growth target of $500 million in sales, you must hire executives who have been there before; they understand the importance of scope and scale. Each are highly experienced professionals, each I have worked with previously and am pleased to reunite now, " noted Minster.
Susan Chandler stated, "I am honored to work directly with Scott Kay as Chief Merchandising Officer. His passion for art and attention to detail is obvious in his designs. The day-to-day interaction with Scott will allow me to understand his inspirational designs. Reuniting with David Minster is also exciting. He has a steadfast track record of managing successful, high growth businesses."
Scott Kay added, "Susan brings valuable bridal and fashion merchandising expertise to our company. I'm confident that she'll create collections from my range of the simplistic to the outrageous, while maintaining the DNA of the Scott Kay brand. She joins Tom and John who I am honored to work with."
Tom Kennedy has had a distinguished career in prestige cosmetics, timepieces, and management consulting. Tom is quite possibly the best general manager I've ever known and will excel as Scott Kay's new CCO," commented David Minster.
"As Chief Supply Chain Officer, John Croston brings over two decades of experience in every level of jewelry manufacturing. His supplier relationships and continuous improvement orientation, applied to Scott's jewelry, greatly benefits the Scott Kay brand," Minster stated.
"We, as a business group of executives, will channel Scott's artistry into focused and highly marketable offerings to a vast audience. Another milestone in the history of Scott Kay is about to unfold," concluded David Minster.
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SOURCE Scott Kay Inc.