Industry News: Richemont Group Appoints Jerome Lambert CEO

 |  September 25th, 2018

In big news at luxury conglomerate Compagnie Financiere Richemont, known to most as the Richemont Group, some new appointments have been made to the executive ranks that are expected to help boost sales of all brands and get a handle on marketing messages. Chairman of the group, Johann Rupert appoints Jerome Lambert to the position of CEO of Richemont. This is a position that was eliminated a year and a half ago, in March 2017. Additionally, Alain Zimmermann has been…

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Richemont Group Makes Executive Changes, Appoints Jerome Lambert CEO

 |  September 18th, 2018

In big news at luxury conglomerate Compagnie Financiere Richemont, known to most as the Richemont Group, some new appointments have been made to the executive ranks that are expected to help boost sales of all brands and get a handle on marketing messages. Chairman of the group, Johann Rupert appoints Jerome Lambert to the position of CEO of Richemont. This is a position that was eliminated a year and a half ago, in March 2017. Additionally, Alain Zimmermann has been…

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Breaking News: Richemont Group Launches New Watch Brand Called Baume

 |  May 15th, 2018

Yes, you heard right. The luxury Richemont Group has just launched a new watch brand — an affordable one at that. Yes, you also heard right, the new brand is called Baume — mostly because it was conceived of and begun under the auspices of its “mother” brand Baume & Mercier. Additionally, the new brand — which now has its own design team and leader, veteran Richemont Group product director Marie Chassot — is geared for a better future and…

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Does Anyone Have A Score Card For The Revolving Doors Of The Swiss Watch Industry?

 |  April 25th, 2018

Well, I  am not going to sugar coat this. The Richemont Group is making some more changes in the ranks, and one or two of them are quite interesting.  Alain Zimmermann, long-time CEO of Baume & Mercier will be stepping aside in June as he heads into a newly created Richemont Corporate position as head of E-Commerce for all watch brands in the group.  This move — while sad for Baume & Mercier — is not a surprise to me.…

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Hands On: Baume & Mercier Pulls Out All the Stops With New Clifton Club Indian Motorcycle Legend Tribute Scout And Chief Watches

 |  April 18th, 2018

Avid watch lovers familiar with our site know that we have a special affinity for Swiss watch brand Baume & Mercier. Perhaps it stems from the fact that this brand has such a wonderfully inspiring roots story — founded by a husband wife team more than a century and a half ago – and dedicated to creating innovative product with good value. Perhaps it is because over the past three decades, we have formed a strong relationship with the brand…

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Baume & Mercier Teams Up with Indian Motorcycle – America’s First Motorcycle Company

 |  August 14th, 2017

Swiss watch brand Baume & Mercier selected the famed Bonneville Salt Flats as the prefect venue today to announce its news affiliation — with America’s oldest motorcycle brand: Indian Motorcycle. Both Baume & Mercier and Indian honored the Burt Munro who took his Indian Scout Streamliner to the Salt Flats 50 years ago — earning the name “The World’s Fastest Indian.”  To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Munro’s iconic land speed record, Lee Munro, Burt Munro’s great nephew, recreated the historic…

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Up Close with the Baume & Mercier Capeland Shelby Cobra … Celebrate American Racecar History

 |  April 25th, 2015

Now that the timepieces are out on the market, I am fully free to write about one of the most exciting and exhilarating watch trips — a trip with Baume &Mercier to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the legendary win of the Shelby Cobra (with a massive 427 cubic inch Ford V8 at its heart) over the famed Ferrari at the 1965 FIA Championship. For many, this might not sound like the trip of a lifetime, but for me —…

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