About Gary Wroe06 Dec 2017
Gary started working in the Merrell casting shop as an assistant at the age of 16 and has climbed the company ladder gaining valuable knowledge and skills. Hockley Mint Ltd is a family run manufacturing jeweller’s offer a seemingly effortless service from alloying fine gold, to producing jewellery of outstanding quality with an exemplary finish.
With over 30 years of experience, Gary plays an active role in helping to advance the company in both the manufacturing and sales of the Group. Gary’s hard work was commended in 2006 when he became the Group Managing Director of the companies. Gary has helped to develop and expand the company, employing over 100 members of experienced and engaged staff, supplying jewellery services throughout the UK.
In 2012, Gary joined the British Jewellery Association as a co-opted member and was elected as a member of the Training Committee, helping to implement innovative strategies in apprenticeships, mentoring and training. Just two years on, Gary was made Chairman of the British Jewellery Association, assisting in the merger between the BJA and NAG.