Particularly sensitive to ecological issues, the brand has committed to the Swiss foundation Race for Water with its ambassador, Aurélien Ducroz. Two-time world freeride skiing champion and 4th arriving skipper in the last Transat Jacques Vabre transatlantic race, he will carry out his future ski expeditions and races at the service of the foundation.
Following the relocation of HYT to Neuchâtel, Vincent Perriard (CEO of HYT) announced plans to integrate watchmaking workshops on the new premises on a gradual basis, in order to ensure independence and technical expertise. With this in mind, HYT recently signed a partnership with Dominique Renaud, who will run the brand’s Luxury Watchmaking department and special projects.
On 13 September, Formula E cars went head-to-head in the first ever FIA Formula E Championship for single-seater, electrically-powered racing cars. Richard Mille and the motorsport team E.Dams-Renault have lined up on the starting grid of this first historic race around Beijing’s Olympic stadium.
At a press joint press conference with Zurich Airport’s management at The Swatch Group Lab in Zurich, Swatch Group CEO Nicolas Hayek and Omega President Stephen Urquhart announced, on the 10th September, their companies’ plans for an ambitious presence at «The Circle» at Zurich Airport.
The company Fehr et Cie chalked up a doubly festive landmark in its history on the 1st September this year: inauguration of its new manufacture dedicated to the production of dials, and celebration of the first ninety years of its existence.
On 2 September, at a press conference held at the Dürrenmatt Centre in Neuchâtel, Hautlence unveiled its new partnership with Eric Cantona, as well as a travelling exhibition called the Cross The Line World Tour organised with the help of the ex-footballing star. This return in style to the watchmaking scene marks the firm’s tenth anniversary.
Swiss watches enjoy an unrivalled worldwide reputation.
The Swiss watch industry has decided to strengthen the criteria of the Swiss made label.
Buying or selling counterfeit products undermines know-how, finances organised crime, and threatens jobs and innovation.