Laings appoints rising star of jewelry enterprise to UK board

A LUXURY family-owned jewellers headquarted in Scotland has promoted one among their most promising staff to its UK Board.

Laings have opted to advertise Serena Gough after her important contribution to the corporate over the past variety of years.

The transfer comes as the corporate additional strengthens its management group to drive progress as a part of its wider programme of funding into bringing craftsmanship to the forefront of the enterprise.

Serena Gough
Serena Gough has been promoted to serve on the UK Board of Laings.

Serena has been part of the Scottish headquartered enterprise since 2019 and heads up Laings Providers and Laings Bespoke departments spanning every of the six showrooms situated throughout the UK.

Her appointment to the board is available in recognition of her important contribution to the enterprise and her depth of ardour, data and understanding of the jewelry and luxurious watch business.

Serena’s promotion underpins Laings’ continued dedication to offering consumer service excellence by way of its distinctive experience in each jewelry and watchmaking.

This as soon as extra bolsters the businesses bricks and mortar presence elevating its buyer expertise, by taking possession of each a part of the consumer journey.

Serena’s new position comes amid Laings unveiling a collection of state-of-the-art workshops throughout the property, the upcoming opening of a surprising new house in Glasgow and an expansive relocated showroom in Southampton.

Stuart McDowell, Managing Director at Laings, mentioned: “Serena has been an amazing asset to Laings for over 4 years, working as an integral a part of the enlargement of our Providers and Bespoke departments and the event of our workshops.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Serena to our UK board of administrators and we’re wanting ahead to her specializing in her roots in a watchmaking and bringing her in depth data and abilities to her new position.”

Serena Gough mentioned: “The transformation and progress in our Providers and Bespoke enterprise in recent times achieved by rising our group of extremely expert watchmakers and goldsmiths, exhibits how dedicated Laings is to additional our integrity to our purchasers and embracing our accountability to teach and enhance our business.

“Loads of time has handed since Laings was based in 1840, when the corporate was very a lot a jewellers based mostly on the abilities of clockmaking, watchmaking and goldsmithing.

“I’m wanting ahead to the opening of our state-of-the-art workshops, new improbable showrooms and services, and for us to return to the unique Laings imaginative and prescient of what a jeweller is at its roots, with craftsmanship and abilities within the limelight.

“For our groups to have the ability to share this with our purchasers and us take possession of the standard synonymous with our model is actually a privilege to be part of.

“I look ahead to persevering with to work alongside our extremely proficient group in my new position, with a shared love for talent and studying, we’re all targeted on delivering excellence in each the jewelry we create and companies we offer while inspiring and nurturing the subsequent era of expertise to develop inside our business.”

Laings can also be introducing new apprenticeships inside the enterprise, rising alternative within the UK in geographical areas the place abilities might be revived and new expertise nurtured in improbable careers which are hardly ever out there.

A wider recruitment programme to nominate specialists into varied roles together with watchmakers, goldsmiths, designers and apprentices will happen in all through the approaching years, according to the companies funding of its workshops.