Tim Schlick assumes CEO role at Platinum Guild International

Platinum Guild International (PGI) has announced the appointment of Tim Schlick as its new Chief Executive Officer
Tim Schlick assumes CEO role at Platinum Guild International

Schlick's journey with PGI began in 2015 when he joined as Chief Strategy Officer, bringing with him a wealth of experience in business strategy and marketing. Over the years, he has ascended through the ranks, most recently serving as the organization's Chief Operating Officer. With a background that includes advising over 30 Fortune 500 companies on strategies for growth through brands and products, Schlick is well-positioned to lead PGI into its next phase of development.

"I feel excited and honored to lead Platinum Guild International and work with our teams in the market to help them continue to bring market excellence to life in platinum jewellery," shared Schlick.

Based in Europe, Schlick also possesses a deep understanding of the Asian jewellery industry, having spent considerable time in the region prior to his relocation. This diverse experience equips him to navigate the complexities of the global jewellery market effectively.

Under Schlick's leadership, PGI aims to continue creating incremental value for its sponsors and trade partners while unlocking new opportunities to drive demand for platinum and foster global growth. This mission is supported by key stakeholders, including leading global miner Anglo American, Impala Platinum, and Northam Platinum.

Benny Oeyen, Executive Head of Market Development at Anglo American, expressed his congratulations to Schlick on his new role, highlighting the importance of PGI's partnership in supporting platinum's growth in the jewellery sector.

In his new capacity, Schlick will oversee PGI's operations across four markets, with offices led by regional heads Pui P. Poon (China), Hisako Hankinson (Japan), Vaishali Banerjee (India), and Jenny Luker (USA). Together, they will collaborate to drive demand for platinum globally, working in partnership with leading members of the manufacturing and retail industries.

The appointment of Tim Schlick as CEO marks a significant milestone for PGI, signalling a commitment to continued growth and excellence in the platinum jewellery sector. With his vision and expertise, Schlick is poised to lead PGI towards even greater success in the years to come.

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