Kim E. Pelletier has been appointed president of IGC Brand Services, the Chicago-based fine jewelry division of IGC Antwerp.
Pelletier will realign the division’s business focus and relaunch the Naledi jewelry brand at the upcoming JCK Las Vegas show.
Pelletier has had a long career in the jewelry business. Most recently, she served as senior vice president of sales for Jacmel Jewelry, where she oversaw the Stephen Dweck and Michael Aram jewelry brands.
Before that, she was vice president of sales for John Hardy, vice president of sales for Hearts On Fire, and executive vice president of Hearts On Fire’s Memoire division. In those positions, she also played a key role in production, inventory forecasting, merchandising, product design, talent recruitment, and leadership.
According to her LinkedIn profile, she also served as vice president of sales and marketing for Polygon Network and regional director for De Beers’ Diamond Promotion Service.
IGC Group, a De Beers sightholder based in Antwerp, Belgium, is a strategic diamond partner for the Swiss watch industry and high-end retailers and jewelry manufacturers.
“As one of De Beers’ oldest sightholders, we at IGC value the longevity and commitment that Kim has exhibited throughout her career,” said Jacques Claes, CEO of IGC Group, in a statement. “Kim’s diamond experience and jewelry background make her the perfect fit for this new challenge.”
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