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Stuller has appointed Craig Race its new bridal jewelry vice president. Prior to Stuller, Race served as vice president, merchandising, at Goldstar Jewellery.

Bonhams appointed Susan Abeles vice president, head of jewelry, United States. Abeles has over 29 years of experience in the auction house and private dealer fields.

Leonard Lanaro has been named president of Italian jewelry brand Rebecca. His goal as president is to maintain the brand’s current popularity, he says.

Movado Group promoted Rick Cote to president, in addition to his current responsibilities as chief operating officer. Efraim Grinberg remains chairman and CEO.

Expression d’Artistes International announced that Thierry Chaunu was named chief executive officer. Until last month, Chaunu was president and chief operating officer of diamond jeweler Leviev.

Laura Simanton, former public relations manager at Gemological Institute of America, has left GIA but says she hopes to remain in the industry.