Van Cleef &
Arpels announced the appointment of Nicolas Luchsinger to vice president of
retail operations for the Americas.
After four years as director of the New York flagship and the Heritage
collection, which he established and now curates, Luchsinger will oversee and
coordinate the company’s seven internal boutiques within the United States. He will
continue collaborating on museum purchases and exhibitions and leading the
Estate collection’s expansion, as well as serve a member of the company’s
Prior to joining Van Cleef & Arpels, Luchsinger spent 10 years with
Christie’s based in New York. He began at the auction house in the press office
and became a vice president and senior jewelry specialist where he was involved
in sourcing and appraisals.
company also announced the appointment of Yvonne Lynam as store director for
the New York boutique. She will assume
responsibility for all management and operations at the boutique at the corner
of 57th St. and Fifth Avenue.
has been with Van Cleef & Arpels
since 2003. She held the position of store manager for the company’s Palm
Beach outpost until her recent move to open the newest boutique at CityCenter
in Las Vegas.