We are delighted to announce Victoria Houghton as our new Chief Executive Officer from 1st April 2019. A passionate advocate for Hamilton & Inches and its rich heritage, Victoria will lead a new era for the brand.
Having served as a non-executive for Hamilton & Inches since 2018, Victoria brings a wealth of experience from previous roles in creative buying and strategic management. She also attained an Honours degree in Cultural and Historical Art, as well as an A grade certificate in Gemology.
Victoria is dedicated to delivering an unparalleled customer experience at Hamilton & Inches. She has pledged to continually invest in our plan to champion Edinburgh as one of the leading shopping destinations in the world.
“I am delighted to be joining Hamilton & Inches as CEO at such an exciting time for the business. I look forward to continuing my work to reposition such an iconic Scottish heritage brand to build market share in the global retail landscape.” Victoria Houghton
Hamilton & Inches will maintain our leading position in the fine jewellery market by establishing partnerships with the finest, globally acclaimed brands in the industry, as well as strengthening existing partnerships with Rolex, Patek Philippe and Bremont. Our bespoke design service will be further developed to offer our customers truly unique and special pieces made by our highly-skilled craftspeople above the George Street showroom.
“Victoria is the perfect candidate to step into the new role of CEO for Hamilton & Inches,” comments Chairman of Hamilton & Inches, Peter Lederer. “Her involvement over the past year has been exceptional and her understanding of global industry trends in retail and unique ability to get to the crux of the issues is impressive. She brings passion, dedication and a fresh approach to deliver the five-year growth strategy for Hamilton & Inches.”