Stuller chief operating officer Jay Jackson has been named
the company’s president and CEO, the Lafayette, La.–based jewelry manufacturer
announced March 28.
Jackson’s appointment means company founder Matthew Stuller will
return to the position of chairman. Stuller has been acting as temporary
president since the retirement of Charles D. Lein in January 2009.
Jackson joined Stuller in 1996 as vice president of sales
and became COO in January 2009. He previously worked at Sears for 30 years in
its product services division.
The company also made the following executive changes:
– Harold Dupuy has been named to the newly created position
of vice president of strategic analysis, where he will obtain and analyze
market information. Dupuy most recently served as chief merchandising officer.
– Danny Clark is now
chief merchandising officer, succeeding Dupuy. Clark was formerly chief supply
– Coby Blanchard is succeeding Clark as chief supply chain
officer. Blanchard most recently served as executive director of production
– Grady Quebedeaux assumes the newly created role of
executive director of information technology. Quebedeaux most recently served as director of sales and distribution systems
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