Stuller named former Helzberg divisional vice president Barbara Ryan its vice president of jewelry.
“Barbara’s diversified background and reputation as a leader, combined with her technical savvy make her the perfect choice to take our jewelry business into the future,” said Danny Clark, Stuller’s chief merchandising officer, in a statement.
A 20-year industry veteran, Ryan served in numerous roles at Helzberg Diamonds including divisional vice president of merchandise planning and technology. Additional experience includes Macy’s district planner of fashion jewelry and watches, women’s shoes, handbags, and accessories in Kansas City, Mo., and e-commerce buyer for Ross-Simons in Cranston, R.I.
“I’m excited to work for Stuller, a company so stepped in history and tradition,” Ryan tells JCK. “My goal is to bring our fashion and finished jewelry up-to-date and make us real players in those markets.”