Former Jelmoli boss Nina Müller becomes the new CEO of the Lalique Group

Zurich-based luxury goods maker Lalique Group SA announced a leadership change on Monday. Accordingly, Nina Müller should take over the position of CEO on February 1st next year.

She will succeed Roger von der Weid, who has been at the helm of the group since 2006. Von der Weid will remain with the group and will have an “expanded strategic role” as executive vice president in the future, the Lalique Group announced.

Müller most recently led the Swiss retailer Jelmoli as CEO from 2020 to 2023. The 54-year-old Austrian had previously managed the Christ jewelry chain and held various management positions at the crystal producer Swarovski.

Silvio Denz, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Lalique Group, explained the personnel decisions. “With the expanded strategic role of Roger von der Weid as Vice President and the appointment of Nina Müller as CEO, we are strengthening the leadership of Lalique Group, whose size and complexity has increased significantly in recent years as the business has expanded,” he said in a statement statement. “In this way, we will make the group of companies more effective in order to successfully implement the numerous future projects.”