Stuller Inc. President and CEO Jay Jackson plans to retire effective Dec. 27, the company announced Wednesday.

Chief Merchandising, Marketing and Sales Officer Danny Clark has been named as Jackson’s replacement, according to a news release from the jewelry and jewelry services company.

Jackson has been with Stuller since 1996 and has served as president and CEO since 2011.

“Jay’s vision, passion and leadership during his 17-year career at Stuller have been invaluable,” Stuller founder and Chairman Matthew Stuller said in a statement.

Stuller Inc. is among the top 10 private employers in Lafayette Parish, according to figures from the Lafayette Economic Development Authority.