Hruschka joins Chanel as VP, Watches and Fine Jewelry

Barbara Cirkva, Executive Vice President, Fashion, Fine Jewelry and Watches for CHANEL Inc., announced the appointment of Marc Hruschka to the position of Vice President, Watches and Fine Jewelry.

Most recently, Hruschka served as Vice President Retail Merchadising, Marketing, Wholesale and Communications for Van Cleef & Arpels. Previously, he had spent two years as Senior Vice President, Corporate Division at Ashford.com, a luxury good Internet retailer, and before that two years at Cartier as National Manager, Specialty Stores. Previously, Hruschka worked as an account executive for MontBlanc and Manager of Operations and Sales for Tiffany’s in Houston.

Hruschka will be responsible for both the wholesale and retail business of Watches and Fine Jewelry. This includes overseeing a total of six mainland and two Hawaiian fine jewelry boutiques and the wholesale watch business in fine jewelers and specialty stores in the U.S. He will report directly to Cirkva.