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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Baselworld 2018: TAG Heuer Unveils Carrera Heuer 02 Manufacture Movement

 |  March 26th, 2018

Here at Baselworld 2018, we got the chance to go hands on with the newest watch that houses the all-new Manufacture-made TAG Heuer 02 chronograph movement: TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer 02. It makes sense that TAG Heuer would elect the Carrera to be the first watch housing the in-house-made caliber, as the Carrera has been a pillar of the brand since 1963 when Jack Heuer first unveiled the chronograph that would forever be synonomous with auto racing. The new caliber…

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TAG Heuer Becomes Official Partner Of Aston Martin Racing, Returns To WEC

 |  March 6th, 2018

Cars and wristwatches… they go together almost better than any other combination of mechanics and precision.  Both have their roots dating back to the early 1900’s and both have evolved so dramatically over the past century that they are incredibly cutting-edge and high-tech. This is the reason there are so many great partnerships between  watch brands  and car brands or racing teams. Now, TAG Heuer announces its role as the Official Partner, Official Watch Partner and Official Connected Watch Partner…

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Zenith Unveils Revolutionary Defy Lab Watch With Two World Premiers, New Zenith-Oscillator

 |  September 14th, 2017

Today in LeLocle, Switzerland, we are with Zenith Watch Manufacture as the brand unveils a revolutionary new timepiece that could well be the world’s most accurate mechanical watch. The Defy Lab watch offers two world premier innovations. One is the new  one-piece 15 Hertz Oscillator that may be the single most important invention since 1675 in the watch industry.  The new single-piece oscillator replaces the sprung balance found in mechanical watches today and based on the spiral balance first developed…

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Meet the People: A Dozen of the Wealthiest Swiss Watch “Families” Today, and How I Know Them

 |  March 3rd, 2017

  Sure, Forbes has its billionaire lists and its highest-paid athletes/CEOS/celebs lists, but they don’t have the list that is currently out and circulating of the richest people in the Swiss watch industry. The wealthiest Swiss watch families include names we are all too familiar with, including Rupert, Hayek, Stern and Scheufele. Here we bring you a look at a dozen of the wealthiest Swiss watch  families (or individuals) today and how I know them. Recently our friends and colleagues…

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KISS Guitarist Tommy Thayer Works with Zenith Watches on Zenith Pilot Type 20 Extra Special Thayer Limited Edition Bronze Watch

 |  February 21st, 2017

In anticipation of a big military museum fundraiser that was taking place this past weekend, KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer — known to fans around the world as the Spaceman — worked with Zenith, with the help of KISS rocker Eric Singer, on the creation of the Zenith Pilot Type 20 Extra Special Thayer Limited Edition Bronze watch honoring Thayer’s father, a decorated war hero. I spoke at great length with the Spaceman this weekend about the watch, his father and…

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Bella Hadid, New TAG Heuer Brand Ambassador, Exclusive Interview About Time, Dreams and ‘DIsconnecting’

 |  February 14th, 2017

Yesterday, as we were heading into New York for the big reveal last night of TAG Heuer’s new brand ambassador — 2016 Model of the Year, Bella Hadid — we brought you a teaser video about her 1,500 hours in six-inch heels and her 34 wardrobe changes in fewer than 10 seconds. However, last night in an exclusive interview with Bella Hadid — TAG Heuer’s newest female face for the brand’s “Don’t Crack Under Pressure” campaign — she shared her thoughts on time,…

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