Fisher Joins Sterling as Merchandise Director


Sterling Jewelers Inc. has named Judy Fisher as its new director of Merchandising, Mall Divisions, Diamond Fashion and Ring.

In her new role, Fisher is responsible for diamond fashion jewelry for the Mall Division, which includes ladies diamond right-hand rings, diamond wedding and anniversary bands, pendants, earrings, and bracelets.

Fisher has more than 28 years of industry-related merchandising experience. Prior to joining Sterling, Fisher held numerous merchandising positions, most recently as the vice president, Merchandising with Whitehall Jewelers in Chicago, Service Merchandise in Nashville, Tenn., and with an independent jeweler, in Cincinnati, Ohio.

She holds an associate’s degree from University of Cincinnati and is a Gemological Institute of America Graduate Gemologist. She will be relocating to the Akron area from Chicago.

Akron, Ohio-based Sterling Jewelers Inc. is the largest specialty retail jeweler in the country. It operates 1,402 stores in 50 states and employs more than 21,000 associates. Sterling trades under national brands including, “Kay Jewelers” and “Jared The Galleria of Jewelry,” as well as a variety of regional names. Sterling is the U.S. division of London-based Signet Group plc, making it part of the largest specialty jewelry retailer in the world.