Tanya Foster-Brown, PR head at Royal jewellers Asprey and Garrard,
is heading for the door after spending more than nine glittering years
with the upmarket firm.
Why? Because husband Gary Salter is joining the company as MD in October
following a spell in the equivalent post at champagne producer Laurent
A colleague of Foster-Brown said that after eight years of marriage, the
couple decided that being co-workers would push the idea of
’togetherness’ a little too far. She will depart around Christmas and at
the moment has no plans other than spending time with her children, and
her husband - but only in the evening.
Salter replaces Ian Dahl, who is now CEO of jeweller Signet - previously
Given Foster-Brown’s predilection for working for rather grand
operations - before joining Asprey and Garrard, she worked in promotions
at Tatler - it is unlikely she will follow Dahl to Signet.
Even several years after Gerald Ratner famously said his shops sold
cheap rubbish, the stigma remains - a daunting challenge for any PR