NAJ appoints Gary Wroe as president

The Nationwide Affiliation of Jewellers (NAJ) has introduced the appointment of Gary Wroe to the position of president.

Wroe shall be formally appointed president on 8 June on the Affiliation’s AGM, going down on the Birmingham Assay Workplace.

He’ll succeed David Doyle, who has served as president for the previous 5 years.

On the age of 17, Wroe started working as an assistant within the casting store of Hockley Mint.

Over time, he gained “invaluable” expertise and labored up the corporate ladder, ultimately changing into the group managing director in 2006.

He has held a number of vital trade positions, together with chair of the British Jewellers’ Affiliation (BJA), chair of the NAJ and president of the British Allied Trades Federation (BATF).

On being elected President of the NAJ, Wroe stated: “I’m proud and honoured to turn out to be the president of the NAJ. I’m conscious of the numerous accountability that comes with this place and the sneakers I’ve to fill. David skillfully navigated the affiliation by way of a time of inside transition and exterior challenges, and I categorical my honest gratitude to him for his friendship and excellent dedication and repair.

“I stay up for persevering with to work with everybody related to the NAJ to proceed to ship our technique {of professional} excellence and offering our members with the assist and assets to thrive in a difficult financial setting.”

Doyle added: “Having served my prolonged time period in workplace, I’m delighted handy over the presidency to Gary. I think about Gary not solely a colleague but in addition a detailed buddy, and those that have labored with him will know what an asset he’s to the jewelry trade. I’m assured he’ll proceed to take the NAJ ahead alongside the tireless work of the opposite Nationwide Committee members, the NAJ workforce and numerous volunteers that assist assist our great commerce.”