Yorkshire Times
Weekend Edition
9:05 PM 9th May 2022

New President - Harrogate District Chamber Of Commerce

Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce has today announced the appointment of Sue Kramer, as the new President.

Sue takes over the position from outgoing President, Martin Gerrard, whose two-year term of office comes to an end today.

Sue and her husband Steve opened Crown Jewellers of Harrogate in July 2000. Since then, the pair have developed and grown the business into a highly respected and much-loved jewellers, offering outstanding customer service and a range of unique and timeless pieces.

The incoming President has been instrumental in helping other businesses, initiating the Commercial Street Retailers Group, with the objective of creating regular promotions and campaigns to encourage visitors to independent shops along one of Harrogate’s most interesting, and previously underrated streets

As President, Sue will bring her infectious energy to the position, helping local area businesses meet, make contacts, and raise the profile of their organisations.

David Simister, Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce’s Chief Executive said: “The appointment of someone as passionate and dynamic as Sue as President is fantastic news for the Chamber.

“Sue takes over the chains from Martin Gerrard, who has been a superb President and a great support to me and my predecessor, Sandra Doherty. We wish him all the best in his retirement, and look forward to welcoming him to future meetings in his capacity of Past President."