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    NATHAN LIGHT


    Chairman and CEO

    NATHAN LIGHT
    • NATHAN LIGHT

    • Present Position:

      Counselor

    • Last Held Business Position:

      Chairman and CEO, NEW

    • Career Summary:

      Lifelong career in jewelry industry. Joined Sterling Jewelers in 1977 and grew company from 32 stores to 1000, with 14,000 employees. When he left company in 1995, revenues had grown from $12 million annually to over $1 Billion. Creator of the 150 store Jared, The Galleria of Jewelry, a totally new concept, which revolutionized the industry. In 1998 he became Chairman and CEO of “NEW”, providing extended service plans and protection services for consumer products. During his tenure the company’s revenue grew from $43 million to over $200 million, and was sold to Berkshire Partners in 2006 for more than $1 Billion. Recognized nationally for his extraordinary skills, he still serves as a consultant to the jewelry industry.

    • Honors and Awards:

      Lifetime Achievement Award, American Gem Society
      Retail Hall of Fame Award, National Jeweler Magazine
      Anti - Defamation League, B’nai B’rith
      Brandeis University
      Foundation Fighting Blindness

    • Professional Societies:

      Member, Advisory Board, “Hearts on Fire”
      Founder, “A Party With A Purpose”, charitable arm of jewelry industry