Signet Chief Merchandising Officer, Diamond Sourcing VP Retire

Signet Jewelers said that Stuart Lee (pictured), executive vice president and chief merchandising officer, and Clark McEwen, senior president Signet Direct Diamond Sourcing, are retiring from those posts.

Lee has been with Signet for 21 years, having started as director of gold in the merchandising department. He has served as chief merchandising officer since July 2015.

Clark McEwen has been with Signet since 2011. He has 32 years of experience in the diamond industry, having worked for Rio Tinto Diamonds, BHP, and Gemesis.

“Over the past many years, Stuart and Clark have been shining examples of the type of team members that have helped Signet to become the great business it is today,” said Signet CEO Mark Light in a statement. “It is with mixed emotions that I announce the retirement of these two remarkable individuals who have been instrumental to our company’s growth and success.”

No replacements have been named at press time.

(Image courtesy of Diamond Empowerment Fund)

JCK News Director