Birks & Mayors Announces Jean-Christophe B dos to President & CEO Role
Dr. Lorenzo Rossi di Montelera, Chairman of the Board of Birks & Mayors Inc. is pleased to announce that Jean-Christophe B dos, previously of the international jewellery house Boucheron, has been named successor to the Company's current President & CEO, Thomas A. Andruskevich. Mr. Andruskevich announced in September 2011 that he would be leaving the Company in the Spring of 2012. Effective today and during Mr. B dos' first 3 months with the Company, he will be the Chief Operating Officer reporting jointly to Mr. Andruskevich as the President & CEO and Dr. Lorenzo Rossi di Montelera as the Chairman of the Board, to allow for a smooth transition. As of April 1, 2012, Mr. B dos will assume the role of the Company's President & CEO.
In making the announcement, Dr. Lorenzo Rossi di Montelera, said: "I am very pleased to welcome Jean-Christophe B dos as the successor to the President and CEO. His experience as President of one of the world's most prestigious luxury brands and his extensive knowledge of the luxury jewellery and timepiece industry will be key assets for Birks & Mayors as it continues the development of the Birks product brand and pursues international expansion."
"I am very grateful for Tom Andruskevich's contributions to the Company, and I am delighted that he will be able to work closely with his successor to ensure a seamless transition. The Board is very pleased to see Tom continue as Vice Chairman of the Board after the transition is complete and to serve on the Board's Executive Committee," concluded Dr. Rossi di Montelera.
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