Watch retailer Tourneau has named luxury retail veteran Ira Melnitsky its new CEO.
Melnitsky has 24 years of experience in luxury retailing. He has been the accessories buyer at Lord & Taylor and was most recently the president of the home and better handbag divisions of LF USA.
Melnitsky will join Tourneau on Oct. 16. He replaces James Seuss, who resigned as CEO last year to join Hunter Boot.
The company owns more than 30 watch stores.
The appointment was announced by chairman Robert Wexler, who said in a statement that he believes the new CEO “will do a great job of serving our customers and representing Tourneau’s partner brands.”