Virginia “Gina” C. Drosos

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Virginia “Gina” C. Drosos is the Chief Executive Officer and has been on Signet’s Board of Directors since 2012. Gina previously served as President & CEO of Assurex Health, where she delivered significant revenue growth and executed the strategic sale of the Company to Myriad Genetics for up to $410 million.

Prior to Assurex Health, Gina spent 25 years at The Procter & Gamble Company (“P&G”) where she held positions of increasing responsibility with strong proven results and became a thought leader in Beauty and mass brand retailing. She most recently served P&G as Group President, Global Beauty Care, an over $6 billion business unit with a portfolio of more than 20 brands, each with its own marketing strategy, over 6,000 employees and 22 manufacturing sites. In this role, she had responsibility for overseeing the business unit operations, strategy and long term business development, successfully transformed the unit’s digital marketing efforts including the first digital-only brand campaign for P&G’s Secret brand, and innovated large brands, such as CoverGirl, Old Spice and Olay. Olay grew from a less than $200 million to $2.5 billion iconic mega beauty brand under Gina’s leadership.

Gina holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from The Terry School, University of Georgia, and a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Bill Brace

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Bill Brace has been Chief Marketing Officer, and Executive General Manager for Jared since September of 2018 and added responsibilities for the Services business unit in 2020. He has overall P&L responsibility for Jared, including merchandising, marketing, e-commerce, planning and allocation. As Chief Marketing Officer, Bill is responsible for Marketing Insight and Research, Innovation, Data Analytics, Content Development, Media Buying and Customer Experience. Leveraging his extensive brand strategy capabilities and experience, Bill oversees both strategic and creative oversight for the banner differentiation and integration for our OmniChannel strategy. For Services, Bill leads the growth and development of high-margin warranty and repair business and the innovation program to create a complete suite of services that improve the jewelry ownership experience and lifetime value of our customers.

Prior to Signet, Bill served nearly 30 years at Procter & Gamble, Co., where he held a wide range of executive leadership responsibilities and created enduring growth successes on billion-dollar brands and consumer-centric strategies and successful execution. Bill holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Iowa and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Montana State University.

Kecia Caffie

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Kecia Caffie is Senior Vice President, General Manager of Piercing Pagoda. Kecia became the GM of Piercing Pagoda in June 2017 after joining the brand in March 2013 as VP of Merchandise Planning. She is responsible for managing and directing all aspects of the Pagoda business from Merchandising to Marketing to the Field Team.

Prior to joining Signet, Kecia was the VP of Business Intelligence and Reporting at Gap, Inc. in San Francisco. Kecia’s career at Gap Inc. included roles in merchandise planning at Gap.com, BananaRepublic.com and Old Navy, as well as leadership positions in IT. Kecia began her career in the Federated Stores’ Executive Trainee Program, followed by roles of increasing responsibilities within well-known retailers like Saks Fifth Avenue and Ann Taylor. Kecia received her B.S. in International Relations from Georgetown University.

Oded Edelman

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Oded Edelman is the Chief Digital Innovation Advisor of Signet, is also the Founder and CEO of R2Net, the parent company of leading online diamond and bridal jewelry retailer, James Allen.

Edelman began his career as a diamond polisher for his family’s diamond business. He developed machines that automated the polishing process. This innovation increased efficiency for diamond manufacturers, and ultimately lowered the cost of finished diamonds for consumers. In his next role, Edelman traded diamonds throughout Belgium, Russia, South Africa and Israel, and later became a Rio Tinto Sight Holder. He leveraged these relationships to found a robust wholesale diamond network. With an efficient diamond supply chain in place, in 2007, Edelman founded James Allen. The innovative bridal retailer brings the offline jewelry shopping experience online, making it possible for consumers to purchase a high quality engagement ring at an exceptional value with complete confidence and transparency. Signet completed the acquisition of R2Net on September 12, 2017.

Mary Liz Finn

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Mary Liz Finn became the Company’s new Chief People Officer (CPO) in May 2018 and is responsible for Signet’s “People First” core value. She will lead the HR team in delivering world-class programs that support our business and engage our employees.

Mary Liz previously served as CHRO of Nielsen and provided HR leadership during two major successful transitions; the company’s IPO and the CEO succession. Prior to Nielsen, she spent 26 years at GE and has significant experience empowering employees during business transformation, developing leaders, providing effective training and development opportunities, and building diverse, inclusive, and successful teams throughout her career.

Joan Hilson

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Joan Hilson joined Signet Jewelers in March of 2019 and serves as Chief Financial and Strategy Officer. Prior to joining Signet, Ms. Hilson was EVP, Chief Financial and Operating Officer of David’s Bridal, Inc. and prior to that, held senior financial positions at American Eagle Outfitters, Inc, and L Brands, Inc.

Steve Lovejoy

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Steve Lovejoy joined Signet as the Company’s new Chief Supply Chain Officer in June 2018. Steve comes to Signet from Glanbia PLC, a nutritional foods company where as the Chief Operating Officer he led the end-to-end global supply chain including 12 manufacturing plants and 30 distribution centers. Prior to Glanbia, he served as Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain at Starbucks Coffee Company, focused on quality, service and the significant global growth agenda and as Vice President, International Supply Chain at The Clorox Company.

Bill Luth

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Bill Luth is the Executive Vice President of Global Store Operations. He leads a store team of more than 25,000 team members and field leaders, and is responsible for the store performance and in-store experiences of customers, including the four-wall performance productivity of all Signet Jewelers brands in the US, Canada and UK.

Prior to this appointment, he was formerly the Executive General Manager/Executive Vice President for Kay Jewelers, with full P&L responsibility, overseeing marketing, merchandising, planning, and allocations, e-commerce and store operations for Signet’s largest banner.

Bill has more than 30 years of experience in the jewelry industry and began working at Signet as a part-time sales associate while still in college. He has held a number of diverse roles including vice president of operations administration; senior vice president of store operations at Zales North America, including strategic integration; senior vice president–transformation leadership team; and executive vice president of sourcing, distribution and logistics, repair, and manufacturing.

He has been a member on the Diamond Council of America board since 2011 and served as board Chairman from 2015-2018. He also is a member the Board of Directors for Jewelers for Children and James Madison University’s Alumni Board of Directors. Bill holds a Bachelor of the Arts in History from James Madison University.

Howard Melnick

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Howard Melnick became Chief Information Officer (CIO) in 2018, following his service in this position as interim CIO. He is accountable for developing and implementing global IT strategies that enable business value. Prior to Signet, Mr. Melnick was CIO at Ralph Lauren. Previous technology leadership positions were at Marriott International and Pepsi-Cola International. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Neil Old

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Neil Old became Managing Director, UK Division, in September 2019. He oversees the H. Samuel and Ernest Jones brands, the two largest specialty jewelry retailers in the UK.

Neil previously served as chief executive officer at Jessops Europe Limited, a British photographic specialty retailer. Prior to Jessops, Neil held a range of UK and international commercial roles in Dixons Stores Group International and the Kingfisher Group.

Stash Ptak

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Stash Ptak became SVP and General Counsel in June 2019 and oversees the company’s legal, governance, compliance, enterprise risk management and asset protection functions. He joined the Signet legal team in 2012, initially focusing on commercial and real estate matters. Ptak joined Signet in 2005, and prior to transitioning to the legal team, he served in a number of strategic and analytical roles related to the company’s optimization of merchandise sales and margins. He holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Finance and International Business, and a Master of Business Administration and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Akron.

Colleen Rooney

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Colleen Rooney joined Signet in September 2019 as Chief Communications Officer. Colleen oversees communications for internal and external stakeholders, expands positive relationships with opinion leaders and the media, and evolves corporate social responsibility strategies.

She brings more than 25 years of experience, including influential communication positions with highly respected global companies such as Qurate Retail Group, parent company of innovative retailers QVC, HSN and Zulily, where she served as their Chief Communications Officer. Colleen has also been a key leader in other important transformations at DuPont, GE, Comcast, and NBCUniversal.

Meaghan Rose

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Meaghan is Founder and President of Rocksbox. She started Rocksbox by lending pieces from her own personal jewelry collection, and quickly saw a need to simplify the jewelry shopping process. Before Rocksbox, Meaghan was a consultant with McKinsey & Co, and Bain & Co, leading product innovation and social media strategy for some of the largest consumer and retail brands around the world.

Jamie Singleton

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Jamie Singleton became Signet’s President of Kay, Zales and Peoples in March 2019, following her service as Executive Vice President of Zales and Peoples Jewelers from June 2017 to March 2019. Ms. Singleton previously served as Senior Vice President, General Manager of Piercing Pagoda for Zale Corp., and later Signet, from April 2012 to June 2017, where she achieved significant revenue and profit growth by stabilizing the banner. Signet completed the acquisition of Zale Corp. in May 2014.

Prior to joining Zale Corp. she was a Senior Vice President at CPI and David’s Bridal Group after having served in various senior merchandising, sourcing and product development positions at other retail companies.

Rebecca Wooters

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Rebecca Wooters became Signet’s Chief Digital Officer in April 2020. She has over 25 years of experience across digital strategy and transformation, customer experience, operations, market and product development. Prior to joining Signet, she spent over 12 years with Citi, most recently as Chief Customer Experience Officer and Head of Digital Experience for Citi’s Card division since November 2013 and the Global Consumer Bank since April 2018, where she was responsible for customer experience and the evolution of digital servicing, digital channels, and the emerging space of voice, bot and digital messaging.

Prior to Citi, Ms. Wooters served in innovation, strategic and marketing roles of increasing responsibility at Experian Decision Analytics, from 2005 to 2008, and MBNA, from 1994 to 2009.