Hearts On Fire Kicks Off 2013 with Announcement of Management Appointments

January 04, 2013,

Hearts On Fire®, The World's Most Perfectly Cut Diamond®, today announced that it has made changes to its executive and management teams in order to meet the Company's growth plans for 2013 and beyond. 

In order to better support the Company's number one priority – the independent retail channel – Hearts On Fire has strengthened its executive and sales team with strategic promotions. Highlighting the movement is the promotion of Gilly Strauss, a longtime Hearts On Fire team member who has spent recent years building the Company's international business, to the new role of Executive Vice President of Global Sales. In addition, Hearts On Fire sales team standouts Jacqueline Raffi and Chris Croteau, have been promoted to Vice President, Key Accounts and North America Director of Sales, respectively. They will report to Vice President of Sales Rich Pesqueira, who oversees the sales operation.

Additional promotions of Jason Bisset, Vice President, Controller; Michael McArdle, Vice President, Business Planning and Analysis; and, Keith Spodek, Vice President, Operations complete the changes.

“Our goals for 2013 are simple, but aggressive – and we need the right management team leading its execution,” said Glenn Rothman, CEO and Founder, Hearts On Fire. “These individuals are exceptional at what they do and we are confident that they will lead our Company and our retail channel to new levels.”

About Hearts On Fire 
The Hearts On Fire Company (HOF), is successfully building the pre-eminent consumer brand in the fine diamond jewelry business. Founded in 1996, Hearts On Fire has established a new industry standard for diamond cutting perfection, enabling the Company to become the world’s fastest growing diamond brand. The Company continues to redefine the industry through its extraordinary diamonds, sophisticated marketing and training programs and unique retail relationships. Hearts On Fire, The World’s Most Perfectly Cut Diamond®, is sold in 650 retailers spanning 34 countries, 14 HOF stores globally, heartsonfire.com and authorized HOF retailer websites.  For more information, please visit http://www.heartsonfire.com.


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