(PRESS RELEASE) NEW YORK – The Natural Diamond Council announces the appointment of Gabrielle Grazi as its vice president, retail, effective June 1, 2020. Grazi, who will be based in New Jersey and report to Kristina Buckley Kayel, NDC’s managing director North America, spent the last seven years with Signet Jewelers.
The vice president, retail, is a new NDC position in charge of establishing the NDC as the natural diamond authority among the trade audience within North America. In her position, Grazi will steer retailer strategy, ensuring strong trade activation and amplification around all content and marketing initiatives. In addition to advancing the e-learning and trade marketing activities, Gabrielle will provide leadership for key trade conferences and events and will centralize communication with all major trade organizations.
“Gabrielle brings a wealth of experience and powerful insight from her last role, and we are thrilled to welcome her to our team. Her leadership will bring immense value not only to the NDC but to the collective industry as we work toward our common goals,” said Buckley Kayel.
Grazi added, “I’m honored to be joining the Natural Diamond Council at such an extraordinary time. I’m confident and excited about the mission and vision of NDC and Only Natural Diamonds and look forward to partnering with retailers to leverage our content, tools and resources to reassert the diamond dream in an impactful way directly with their customers.”