Zenith

Zenith 2014 – exclusive pictures of first novelties and interview with CEO Jean-Frederic Dufour

June 12, 2017

Zenith 2014 again takes off with its El Primero chronograph caliber and its Elite automatic caliber. But as Jean-Fred Dufour told me it will be a calmer year. Honestly who would have Zenith expected performing so strong after those crazy years with the former CEO Thierry Nataf. Since Jean-Fred Dufour took over Zenith five years ago […]

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Zenith Elite 6150 with new in-house calibre Elite 6150 @ Baselworld 2015

June 12, 2017

The Zenith Elite 6150 is equipped with a new manufacture movement: the Elite 6150 calibre.   This mechanical automatic movement is the contemporary version of the Elite base movement developed in the early 1990s. In response to the demands of our times Zenith has chosen to enhance its performance as well as its versatility by means […]

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Jean-Claude Biver, currently President of Hublot, will also take responsibility for the replica watch brands TAG Heuer and Zenith

June 12, 2017

Yesterday, this interesting announcement was distributed through the LVMH network. That´s not a surprise for ma at all. Honestly I already thought that LVMH would announce this change much earlier… This is the official LVMH press release… Having successfully led the integration of Bulgari within LVMH, Mr. Francesco Trapani has decided to relinquish his operational duties […]

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Pre-Baselworld 2014: Three new Zenith timepieces to discover

June 12, 2017

My full respect – chapeau! – to the work of CEO Jean-Fred Dufour and his entire team! Zenith surprises me again and again and I am sure there is still more to come.   You will discover the Zenith novelties being presented on three seperate pages, so don´t miss to continue to read the post […]

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Zenith Rainbow Chronograph Fly Back from 1997 vs. Zenith El Primero Stratos Flyback Rainbow from 2014

June 12, 2017

Old vs. new … Simply have a look and tell me what you think…  In the late 1990s the French Ministry of Defence was seeking for a watch for its fighter pilots. The goal was to find a chronograph capable of maintaining excellent precision even in extreme conditions of use – including violent accelerations from […]

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Talking to Aldo Magada, CEO of Zenith on a special occasion

June 12, 2017

I was in Le Locle in the Swiss Jura Mountains yesterday and I talked to Aldo Magada about Zenith, “his” watchmaking pearl. Click on “read more” to get the story …    It was fun and cool to come back to Zenith HQ in Le Locle yesterday. The purpose of traveling there was Hans Knauss, a […]

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Baselworld 2016: Interview with Aldo Magada, CEO Zenith

June 12, 2017

I hate to write this, but Zenith still is underestimated and not yet recognised for its full potential. But things will change now…   I talked to Aldo Magada, the CEO of Zenith, and by listening to my conversation you will be able to discover some pretty interesting things concerning the future of this watchmaking […]

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This is the new Zenith Heritage Cronometro TIPO CP-2

June 12, 2017

Finally I can officially write and show you the Zenith Heritage Cronometro TIPO CP-2. Until today Zenith kept this watch strictly under lock. Those who follow me on Instagram of course did see the new and the old CP2 much earlier this year.   There it is! The Zenith Heritage Cronometro TIPO CP-2 is here. In my eyes one of the […]

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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Jean-Fred Dufour CEO Zenith

June 12, 2017

Jean-Fred Dufour has done a great Job with his team so far, I asked him what comes next. In which direction will he steer Zenith in the next years? I invite you to listen to my interview… Jean-Fred Dufour this afternoon in Basel…   Jean-Fred Dufour CEO Zenith Jean-Fred Dufour CEO Zenith wearing a Type […]

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Zenith teams up with The Rolling Stones

June 12, 2017

Jean-Claude Biver, Director of the LVMH Group Watch Division and Tom Bennett, CEO for Bravado, Universal Music Group’s global music merchandising division just announced the deal.    The watch will be the first in a series of limited edition watches by Zenith done together with The Rolling Stones. Jean-Claude Biver said: “Disruptive thinking gave birth […]

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