(NEW YORK) – Platinum Guild International USA (PGI-USA), the U.S. marketing arm for the worldwide platinum jewelry industry, is proud to announce the promotion of Kevin Reilly to Director of Business Development. In his new role, Reilly will formulate business development strategies, while developing strong relationships with key trade partners including manufacturers, designers, wholesalers and retailers to encourage the production, promotion and sale of platinum jewelry. Reilly will also be responsible for managing trade show strategy development and participation as well as represent PGI-USA as an ambassador presenting platinum business messaging and education at industry events.
Reilly is a jewelry industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in brand building, marketing, sales & customer relationship management. Prior to joining PGI, he served as Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Taché USA and as Director of Customer Relations and New Business Development at Lazare Kaplan International.
Throughout his career with PGI-USA, Reilly has been responsible for building and maintaining strategic partnerships and addressing industry challenges with companies at all levels of the supply chain. He was recently inducted into the 24 Karat Club (SEUS) and is a frequent speaker at jewelry industry events, helping manufacturers and retailers to find new ways to grow their bridal business with platinum.
“I am delighted to announce Kevin’s promotion which reflects his long service and outstanding contribution to PGI and our partners,“ says Huw Daniel, President of PGI-USA. “Kevin is a real professional, and a pleasure to work with too.”
For more information please visit www.platinumguild.com.