Interview

Lunch With: Parmigiani Fleurier CEO Guido Terreni

Guido Terreni has been at the helm of Parmigiani Fleurier since the beginning of last year. In this industry, which tends to refer to decades or even centuries of tradition and experience, this is ultimately only a blink of an…

Catching Up with Piaget CEO Benjamin Comar

At Watches & Wonders 2022, Swisswatches caught up with Piaget CEO Benjamin Comar to discuss all things Piaget – from ultra-thin watches to the gender-specific watch debate, to what he describes as his ‘COVID-19 babies’. During your childhood, it is…

W&W 2022: Panerai CEO Jean-Marc Pontroué Introduces Swisswatches to The New Submersible QuarantaQuattro 44 mm

At this year’s Watches & Wonders 2022, Panerai’s CEO Jean-Marc Pontroué sat down with Swisswatches to introduce us to his company’s “Submersible QuarantaQuattro” diving watch. Its name already reveals that the models come with a new case diameter of 44…

24 Hours in Paris: Celebrating 90 Years of The Reverso With Jaeger-LeCoultre CEO Catherine Rénier

Thomas Jefferson once said ‘A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of life.‘ Yet I found that I didn’t need to take a walk. At Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Reverso Stories Exhibition, a ten-second trot from…

The Ultimate Guide to The Patek Philippe Nautilus

Why Three Hands And Steel Is Just The Beginning See how you were drawn towards this article? Of course you were – everyone is. No matter whether a collector, new customer, horology expert, or simply here for the ride, everyone…

A Closer Look: The Tonda PF, Parmigiani Fleurier CEO’s Proudest Achievement

When it comes to expanding Parmigiani Fleurier’s clientele, it seems it’s not all about fast and furious growth. Recently installed CEO Guido Terreni, leading the manufacture since the start of 2021, evidently prides himself upon creating a customer base that…

Panerai Ambassador Mike Horn: Living Life On The Edge

What is the point of a brand ambassador? To encapsulate the essence of a brand. Represent its values. Inspire others. These are all things that Panerai brand ambassador, Mike Horn, is certainly capable of – alongside much more. Over the…

The Final Interview With George Daniels

Foreword by Joern Frederic Kengelbach Where do the boundaries of feasibility lie? Who pushes these boundaries? How many parts of a mechanical watch, in this age of computerised production, are truly made by hand? Every collector with a love of…

Interview With Laurent Perves, CMO & International Commercial Director Vacheron Constantin

Laurent Perves has a lot of topics to manage at Vacheron Constantin, from shopping experience and customer service to product design, innovation and communication. On top of that, he has recently been appointed International Sales Director, and is also responsible…

Lunch With: Frederique Constant Managing Director Niels Eggerding

Niels Eggerding has been with Frederique Constant for almost ten years. He experienced the both time before and after the company’s takeover by the Japanese Citizen Group. As of 2018, he has been Managing Director of the Swiss watch brand,…

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A new star in the realm of collectors? Interview With Nicolas Baretzki, CEO of Montblanc

Upon hearing the word Montblanc, not everyone automatically first thinks of its high quality wristwatches. This is no bad thing, says Nikolas Baretzki, who has been at the helm of the Germany’s best known luxury manufacture since April 2017. Alongside…

“It’s Only When The Tide Goes Out That You Learn Who’s Been Swimming Naked” – Breitling CEO Georges Kern Looks Back On 2020 (With Live Audio)

The transformation of Breitling over the past three years is, without a doubt, one of the most exciting recent developments in the watch industry. In the spotlight is CEO and co-owner Georges Kern, who both initiated and is responsible for…