Stuller President-CEO to Retire at End of 2013

On Nov. 13, jewelry manufacturing giant Stuller Inc. announced the retirement of president and CEO Jay Jackson, effective Dec. 27.

Jackson will be succeeded by Danny Clark, the current chief merchandising, marketing, and sales officer, who began his career at Stuller in 2009 as chief supply chain officer.

“Jay has been a very strong leader who has contributed to the growth and efficient operation of this company in countless ways,” said founder and chairman Matthew Stuller in a statement. He went on to praise Clark’s “focused leadership and business acumen,” which will help fuel Stuller’s “aggressive growth momentum.”

Joining the Lafayette, La.-based company as chief merchandising officer will be Jeff High, founder of Davenport, Iowa-based Gemvision.

Over the course of Jackson’s 17-year career at Stuller, he managed sales, supply chain, and merchandising operations. His first role was VP of sales; in 2009, he was promoted to chief operating officer; and in 2011, he rose to president and CEO.

Incoming president-CEO Danny Clark