Kevin Reilly appointed Vice President of Platinum Guild International USA
Kevin Reilly has been appointed Vice President of PGI USA, after 9 years of service with the company. The appointment is effective immediately and Reilly will report directly to President of PGI USA Jenny Luker. In his role, Reilly will lead trade programs and drive business development strategies at manufacturer and retailer levels.
A jewelry industry veteran with over 20 years experience, Reilly began his career in the Executive Training Program at Macy’s and spent 9 years in a variety of different operations roles. Prior to joining PGI, he served as Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Tache USA and as Director of Customer Relations and New Business Development at Lazare Kaplan International.
PGI USA President Jenny Luker says, “Kevin is well respected by the industry at large and is a wonderful ambassador for platinum. His commitment and passion for platinum, our team and his role is second to none. ”
Reilly says, “I am thrilled to take on this dynamic new role as a catalyst for driving platinum sales and profitability in our industry. I am fortunate to work with an amazing team of people and together we look forward to working with our industry partners to create an exciting future for platinum jewelry business in the US”
PGI develops demand for platinum by working in partnership with many leading members of the retail and manufacturing industry globally, as well as by running direct to consumer programs. In addition to PGI USA, PGI runs programs in the three other major jewelry markets, operating offices led by Dennis Kao (China), Hisako Hankinson (Japan), Vaishali Banerjee (India), and a Head Office currently relocating from London to Hong Kong.
Press Release via Platinum Guild International