The former Bonhams executive will be based in Hong Kong.
The executive is being honored with the IAC award for Leadership in Responsible Practice in Jewelry.
Jewelers from traditional names like Cartier and Bulgari to more experimental ones like Stephen Webster and Shaun Leane are branching out into fashion and lifestyle categories to complement their jewelry ranges.
The retailer linked with the Diamond Foundry and invited six fine jewelers to create capsules using above-ground diamonds.
Sacai’s Chitose Abe has brought her hybrid design philosophy to the Beats X wireless earphones.