The former managing director at jewellery retailer Thomas Sabo has returned to the helm after leaving the business more than five years ago.

Thomas Sabo store

Jon Crossick has returned as managing director of Thomas Sabo

Jon Crossick said he is “delighted to be back” after announcing the news of his return on LinkedIn and taking over from managing director James Parker.

Crossick was first appointed as managing director at Thomas Sabo in April 2013 and continued to lead the business across the UK and Ireland until October 2018.

After announcing his departure in April 2018, Crossick founded B2B and B2C consultancy business Cross Consult. He was retail director at luxury travel retailer Case London earlier in his career.

Announcing his return, Crossick said: ”I’m happy to share that I’m starting a new position as managing director at Thomas Sabo UK and Ireland! Delighted to be back at this amazing brand, and looking forward to reconnecting with customers, suppliers and colleagues!”

Retail Week has approached Thomas Sabo for a comment.

The German jewellery brand was founded in 1984 and currently has 190 stores across 25 countries.

Thomas Sabo also has more than 2,900 jewellery and department store partners worldwide, including John Lewis, H Samuel, Fenwick and House of Fraser.