Day: June 12, 2017

If you are already fed up with the Apple Replica Watch here comes my mechanical antidote. This is high-mech, not high-tech!

June 12, 2017

These timepieces stand out due to their mechanics and/or functions they offer… Click on “read more” and discover my 2015 mechanical antidote for the Apple Watch …   Just in case you start to doubt that the traditional watch industry in Germany and Switzerland has no more mechanical answers to the Apple Watch and just […]

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The new Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronograph Manufacture with in-house caliber UN-150

June 12, 2017

After two days of individual extravaganza on the blog let me today show you purity and simplicity. In one word: beauty.In 2012, Ulysse Nardin presented its Marine Chronometer Manufacture equipped with its in-house movement UN-118. The new Marine Chronograph Manufacture has now been added to this collection, bearing all the hallmarks of marine instruments: a […]

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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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Aldo Magada: New President CEO of Zenith

June 12, 2017

There he is the new CEO of Zenith after Jean-Frederic Dufour now left the company to become the new Rolex-CEO…   Jean-Claude Biver, President of the LVMH Watch Group Division, just expressed his conviction that Zenith is bound to benefit from the new CEO’s wealth of experience in the watch industry, reinforced by his strategic […]

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Zenith teams up with Spindrift Racing. The aim is to set a new record. Discover the El Primero Stratos Spindrift racing chronograph and the story behind…

June 12, 2017

This coming November 2nd Spindrift 2 will cross the start line of the Route du Rhum and try to set a new record. The legendary solo transatlantic race takes place every four years between Saint-Malo and Pointe-à-Pitre. Zenith told me: “Designed to beat the most formidable crewed ocean records, maxi trimaran Spindrift 2 has already set ten […]

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Baselworld 2016: The Zenith novelties at a glance

June 12, 2017

Less is often more … Under the actual circumstances Zenith presented and showed a small new homogeneous collection. I can show you most of the timepieces today, but not the real highlight 2016 yet …   Let us together have a look at the new Zenith timepieces. The manufacturer is in a period of strategic reorientation. Next year I […]

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Zenith + Historic Cars + 2000 km rally on roads around France = Tour Auto 2016. A story for petrol heads …

June 12, 2017

I met Aldo Magada, CEO of Zenith, in Paris for the start of the legendary Tour Auto 2016 historic car rally, with both a competition and a regularity class. Listen to my interview with Aldo, see the chronograph and the cars…   I have to confess I am a petrol head. I like everything that has three pedals (I […]

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Zenith Range Rover a new partnership

June 12, 2017

Listen to interviews with Ralf Speth, CEO Jaguar & Land Rover, Jean-Claude Biver and Aldo Magada, CEO Zenith and discover the chronograph…   Often copied, rarely equalled. Zenith and Land Rover are natural front-runners. Since 1969, which witnessed milestone launches by both companies, their destinies have been entwined. That was the year the Swiss Manufacture […]

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Julien Tornare new CEO Zenith

June 12, 2017

Jean-Claude Biver, President of the Watches Division and Ceo ad interim of Zenith, announces the appointment of Julien Tornare as CEO of Zenith, effective May 1st, 2017. Julien Tornare will report to Jean-Claude Biver. In this role, Julien will be focusing on the renewal of Zenith, developing its markets and activating its marketing initiatives. “Julien’s […]

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