Former development director for Portfolio of Fine Diamonds Nick Callegari tells WatchPro about his recent move to Aurum and his plans to ensure the retailer is a leader in the pre-owned watch market.
When did you change roles and what drove you to do so?
I joined Aurum at the end of April this year. Having worked with the group on the supplier side for six years when I was UK head of sales at Tag Heuer I was able to witness the passion and belief that Justin Stead and the Aurum Trading Board have instilled in the whole business, this along with a clear strategy and the continued opportunities and developments of both stores and teams meant this is a very exciting time to be joining Aurum the largest prestige and luxury jeweller in the UK.
What is your responsibility in your new role?
My role is head of pre-owned watches across all our fascia’s Goldsmiths, Watches Of Switzerland and Mappin & Webb. I will be working with our valued watch brand partners, our stores and internal teams to present and communicate Pre-Owned Watches in the strongest possible way – raising the profile and commercial opportunities for this growing part of the Aurum business.
What are your plans in your role going forward?
To establish pre-owned watches as a key brand for Aurum and to become the approved watch and jewellery retailer of choice for our customers who want to purchase the finest pre-owned watches available both online and in our fantastic stores.