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Stuller’s president and CEO Jay Jackson announces retirement

Danny Clark assumes role of COO and president

LAFAYETTE, LA (13 November 2013) – Stuller, Inc. has announced the planned retirement of Jay Jackson, president and chief executive officer (CEO) since 2011, effective December 27, 2013.

“Jay’s vision, passion, and leadership during his 17-year career at Stuller have been invaluable,” says Founder and Chairman Matthew Stuller.

Current Chief Merchandising, Marketing and Sales Officer, Danny Clark, has been named Jackson’s successor. “Danny’s focused leadership and business acumen equip him to continue this organization’s aggressive growth momentum,” Stuller declares. Clark joined Stuller in 2009 as chief supply chain officer. He has more than 27 years’ experience in operations, merchandising and change management.

Additionally, Jeff High will take on the role of chief merchandising officer. High, founder and president of Iowa-based Gemvision will continue to leverage his wealth of experience on the technology side of the industry as it relates to merchandise and product development.

For more than 17 years Jay Jackson managed Stuller’s sales, supply chain and manufacturing operations. Jackson joined Stuller in 1996 as vice president of sales and became COO in January 2009, then president and CEO in 2011. He had previously served Sears for 30 years in its product services division. “Jay has been a very strong leader who has contributed to the growth and efficient operation of this company in countless ways,” Stuller says.

About Stuller
Stuller, Inc. is headquartered in Lafayette, LA and was founded by Matthew Stuller in 1970. The DTC Sightholder provides a wide range of goods and services for jewelry professionals. Stuller’s core product categories include: diamonds, gemstones, finished jewelry, mountings, findings, bridal jewelry, tools, supplies and digital solutions.