Category: "Interviews"

 

Talking to Nick Hayek, CEO Swatch Group, about challenging the Swiss Watch Manufacturers, about Swiss Made and the need to always be a step ahead of everyone else.

Talking to Nick Hayek, CEO Swatch Group, about challenging the Swiss Watch Manufacturers, about Swiss Made and the need to always be a step ahead of everyone else.

After the today´s Omega-pressconference I talked to Nick Hayek about his ongoing effort to challenge his competitors and how he tries to defend the Swiss Made. I invite you to listen to our conversation…

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Talking to Stephen Urquhart, President of Omega, about the new METAS certification for Omega

Talking to Stephen Urquhart, President of Omega, about the new METAS certification for Omega

Right after the press conference I talked to Stephen Urquhart about the importance of the today´s step. I invite you to listen to our conversation…

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The Swatch Art Peace Hotel in Shanghai has developed to become a cultural institution. The flagship project is a one of a kind worldwide…

The Swatch Art Peace Hotel in Shanghai has developed to become a cultural institution. The flagship project is a one of a kind worldwide…

After Swatch Group bought the building it was transformed into a luxury boutique hotel and into a place where artists are invited to stay and live to be creative. Click on “read more” and get my inside story…

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Kurt Klaus, the inventor of the ingenious autonomous IWC perpetual calendar mechanism turned 80.

Kurt Klaus, the inventor of the ingenious autonomous IWC perpetual calendar mechanism turned 80.

His creative contribution, namely “Operation Eternity”, has made him immortal. These are some insights of his life and his 57,5 years with IWC. Click on “read more” to get the 4 pages story with lots of pictures…

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Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Philippe Léopold-Metzger, CEO Piaget

Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Philippe Léopold-Metzger, CEO Piaget

Piaget is the undisputed master of ultra-thin since 1957. These types of watches are very much appreciated in Asia, but not only there. Click on “read more” to get the story…

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Angelo Bonati, CEO Panerai

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Angelo Bonati, CEO Panerai

The very masculine and big watches of Panerai are in great demand here in Asia. People are even lining up in front of the Panerai´s Canton Road Boutique to buy one. If you listen to my conversation with Angelo Bonati you will […]

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Christian Knoop, the IWC Schaffhausen Creative Director

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Christian Knoop, the IWC Schaffhausen Creative Director

If you have asked yourself why the so masculine brand IWC is now making real efforts to conquer the ladies` wrist, Christian Knoop will will give you the answers. Click on “read more” to listen to our conversation taped today …

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Jerome Lambert, CEO of Montblanc

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Jerome Lambert, CEO of Montblanc

Under the skillful guidance of Jerome Lambert Montblanc becomes more than ever a watchmaker. I invite you to listen to our conversation taped today here at Watches&Wonders in Hong Kong…

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with A. Lange & Söhne CEO Wilhelm Schmid.

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with A. Lange & Söhne CEO Wilhelm Schmid.

I invite you to listen to my conversation with Wilhelm Schmid, the CEO of A. Lange & Söhne. He will tell you some quite surprising facts how “his” brand is perceived in Asia…

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Daniel Riedo, CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Daniel Riedo, CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre

During our conversation Daniel showed me the first minute repeater of Jaeger-LeCoultre for ladies and we talked about the importance to exhibit here in Hong Kong at Watches&Wonders. Click on “read more” to get the story…

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Live from the Reno Air Races: Talking to Nigel Lamb, Red Bull Air Race Pilot and Breitling Ambassador, about the fascination of flying.

Live from the Reno Air Races: Talking to Nigel Lamb, Red Bull Air Race Pilot and Breitling Ambassador, about the fascination of flying.

Nigel Lamb just found some time to sit down with me. Nigel and I talked about the fascination of flying and how he got into it. I invite you to listen to this fascinating conversation…

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Live from the Reno Air Races: Mark Kelly, former U.S. Navy Captain and Space Shuttle Pilot, talking about the Breitling Cockpit B50.

Live from the Reno Air Races: Mark Kelly, former U.S. Navy Captain and Space Shuttle Pilot, talking about the Breitling Cockpit B50.

U.S. Navy Captain Mark Kelly will tell you why it is so important to have accurate time as a pilot and why he thinks that the new Breitling Cockpit B50 is a real useful tool for a pilot. 

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Live from the Reno Air Races: Talking about the new Cockpit B50 with Breitling Vice President Jean-Paul Girardin.

Live from the Reno Air Races: Talking about the new Cockpit B50 with Breitling Vice President Jean-Paul Girardin.

I invite you to listen to my conversation with my friend Jean-Paul Girardin. Jean-Paul will give some insights why Breitling developed the Cockpit B50. Click on “read more” to get the story.

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Live from the Reno Air Races: The World Premier of the Breitling Cockpit B50 – The ultimate pilot’s instrument.

Live from the Reno Air Races: The World Premier of the Breitling Cockpit B50 – The ultimate pilot’s instrument.

The next days I will entertain you with some real exiting stuff. Today let us start with a world premier. Please discover the Breitling Cockpit B50.

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2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 1: In conversation with with CEO Wilhelm Schmid

2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 1: In conversation with with CEO Wilhelm Schmid

Before you may discover all the lovely pictures of the Lange 1 presented by the underneath posted episodes I first invite you to listen to my yesterdays conversation with A. Lange & Söhne CEO Wilhelm Schmid. 

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10 years Habring2 . Maria and Richard Habring celebrate their first decade with Felix.

10 years Habring2 . Maria and Richard Habring celebrate their first decade with Felix.

Felix is the name of a new wristwatch fitted with the first Habring2 in-house calibre. Listen to my interview with Richard Habring and see first exclusive pictures of the calibre A11 and Felix.

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The new Chopard Superfast 919 Porsche Motorsport Chronograph: exclusive pictures and interviews with Chopard Co-President Karl-Friedrich Scheufele and motorsport-legend „Monsieur Le Mans“ Jacky Ickx.

The new Chopard Superfast 919 Porsche Motorsport Chronograph: exclusive pictures and interviews with Chopard Co-President Karl-Friedrich Scheufele and motorsport-legend „Monsieur Le Mans“ Jacky Ickx.

During the Ennstal-Classic, a historical car sporty challenge, I had the chance to see the new Chopard Superfast 919 Porsche Motorsport Chronograph. I like the watch, have a look…

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Oris Big Crown ProPilot Altimeter – a ticking sensation for the wrist.

Oris Big Crown ProPilot Altimeter – a ticking sensation for the wrist.

This wristwatch is equipped with a mechanical barometric altimeter and barometer movement. In fact it is the world’s first automatic mechanical altimeter watch for an affordable price.

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Listen to my conversation with Jean-Claude Monachon, Omega VP and Head of Product Development. He will give you an update on the brands Master-CoAxial strategy.

Listen to my conversation with Jean-Claude Monachon, Omega VP and Head of Product Development. He will give you an update on the brands Master-CoAxial strategy.

Omega´s antimagnetic Master Co-Axial calibres are a revolution in watchmaking. The brand is now making big efforts to integrate the technology in all its movements as quick as possible.

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World premier of the Baume & Mercier Promesse ladies’ watch collection

World premier of the Baume & Mercier Promesse ladies’ watch collection

Baume & Mercier will unveil its new Promesse collection in Paris tonight. There is no need for you to be there, just click on “read more” to discover the entire collection together with CEO Alain Zimmermann. 

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