Category: "Interviews"

 

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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A. Lange & Söhne again crowned the exclusive competition of classic cars Concorso d´Eleganza Villa d´Este with the Lange 1 Time Zone Como Edition

A. Lange & Söhne again crowned the exclusive competition of classic cars Concorso d´Eleganza Villa d´Este with the Lange 1 Time Zone Como Edition

Discover the Lange 1 Time Zone Como Edition watch, the Maserati 450S the winning car, my personal impressions, my pictures and videos and please listen to my conversation with Lange CEO Wilhelm Schmid.

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Frédérique Constant celebrating ten years of in-house movements in the Bâtiment des Forces Motrices in Geneva

Frédérique Constant celebrating ten years of in-house movements in the Bâtiment des Forces Motrices in Geneva

In Geneva I congratulated Aletta and Peter Stas for the 10th anniversary of their in-house handcrafted calibres. When the two started the production this was a bold and smart step and they definitively were ahead of time.

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Interview and background-story: The man behind the success of Jean-Frédéric Dufour is none other than Jean-Claude Biver.

Interview and background-story: The man behind the success of Jean-Frédéric Dufour is none other than Jean-Claude Biver.

While probably yesterday everyone has been congratulating Jean-Fred Dufour I was chatting with Jean-Claude Biver about one of his protégées. Today I had the time to tape this short stirring conversation I now invite you to listen too.

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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Benoît Mintiens of Ressence and pictures of his novelties.

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Benoît Mintiens of Ressence and pictures of his novelties.

I was supporting Benoît Mintiens from the very first minute in 2010, since I like what he does. In my eyes his watches mirror some of the best and purest contemporary watch design.

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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Nick Hayek, President of the Executive Group Management Board and member of the Board of Directors of Swatch Group.

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Nick Hayek, President of the Executive Group Management Board and member of the Board of Directors of Swatch Group.

Not only here at Baselworld Nick Hayek is the most wanted and best interlocutor you can get. Today I can offer you a 53 minutes comprehensive and interesting interview. 

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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Jean-Christophe Babin, CEO Bulgari

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Jean-Christophe Babin, CEO Bulgari

Jean-Christophe Babin was appointed CEO of Bulgari half a year ago. Since he has arrived at the Roman Jeweler he is strengthening its watchmaking activities. Get an update what happened so far and what will happen in the near future…

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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Walter von Känel, CEO Longines

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Walter von Känel, CEO Longines

Today Longines ranks among the very big players of the industry. Only a few surpassed the magic boundary of one billion CHF turn-over. Already years ago Walter von Känel started literally to conquer the segment he today is so successful in.

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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Co-President of Chopard

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Co-President of Chopard

My today´s chat with Karl-Friedrich Scheufele was all about his movement strategy at Fleurier Ebauches and L.U. Chopard manufacture. One topic was also the seal “Qualité Fleurier, the ultimate distinction in watchmaking“.

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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Stephane Linder CEO of TAG Heuer

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Stephane Linder CEO of TAG Heuer

I just met Stephane for this really interesting interview. In 20 minutes he gave me an overview and he described me his strategy for the TAG Heuer. It might be a bit different then you think… It´s once again worth listening!

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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Breitling CEO Jean-Paul Girardin and unveiling the new Breitling Cockpit B50 that will only be presented in September at the Reno Air Races.

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Breitling CEO Jean-Paul Girardin and unveiling the new Breitling Cockpit B50 that will only be presented in September at the Reno Air Races.

I “only” wanted to interview my friend Jean-Paul today, but then he showed me the Breitling Cockpit B50, the first in-house developed multifunctional quartz watch of Breitling. 

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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Guillaume de Seynes, member of the families owning Hermès

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Guillaume de Seynes, member of the families owning Hermès

It is always a great pleasure to meet Guillaume de Seynes and to talk about the watch business of Hermès. Since its family has began to build timepieces in the early last century they always played an important role at Hermès.

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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Nicolas Beau from Chanel, International Director of Watches (30.03.14 21:23… Updated with two pictures)

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Nicolas Beau from Chanel, International Director of Watches (30.03.14 21:23… Updated with two pictures)

This interview is a lessen for us all. Nicolas Beau from Chanel describes what it needs to make a real woman’s watch. So forget everything you have heard before.

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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Marc Hayek, CEO Blancpain and Breguet

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Marc Hayek, CEO Blancpain and Breguet

Marc Hayek is busy these days since he is responsible for the top luxury brands of the Swatch Group. He is now also involved at Harry Winston, so it is worth listening to this interview to get the latest update…

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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Yann Gamard, CEO Glashütte Original

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Yann Gamard, CEO Glashütte Original

It is the first time that Yann Gamard gives an interview and talks very open about Glashütte Original, the brand he is in charge of at Swatch Group. With the successful launch of the new chronograph calibre it was interesting to talk […]

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