Zale Corporation, a retailer of diamonds and jewelry, has appointed Ken Brumfield to the post of Senior Vice President, Financial Products, the diamond company announced on its website.
Matt Appel, Chief Administrative Officer of Zale, said that “Since joining Zale in September 2010, Ken has made a significant contribution to our efforts to return the company to profitability,” said Mr. Appel. “Ken was instrumental in initiating our US customer alternative financing program, as well as the growth of our warranty and repair businesses.”
Brumfield will be responsible for all customer financing, warranty, insurance and repair product offerings.
Zale Corporation operates approximately 1,820 diamond jewelry retail locations throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, as well as online. Zale Corporation’s brands include Zales Jewelers, Zales Outlet, Gordon’s Jewelers, Peoples Jewellers, Mappins Jewellers and Piercing Pagoda.