Posts tagged with : "Zenith"

 

Interview with Jean-Claude Biver, President of the LVMH Watch Group Division @ Baselworld 2015

Interview with Jean-Claude Biver, President of the LVMH Watch Group Division @ Baselworld 2015

I invite you to listen to my interview with Jean-Claude Biver. We talked about his three babies, Hublot, TAG Heuer and Zenith, about smartwatches and the Swiss Watch industry.

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

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

The Zenith Elite 6150 is equipped with a new manufacture movement: the Elite 6150 calibre.

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

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

Old vs. new … Simply have a look and tell me what you think… 

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Aldo Magada: New President & CEO of Zenith

Aldo Magada: New President & CEO of Zenith

There he is the new CEO of Zenith after Jean-Frederic Dufour now left the company to become the new Rolex-CEO…

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The Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute / COSC figures of the big ten from 1993 to 2013

The Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute / COSC figures of the big ten from 1993 to 2013

This one for those who love numbers and figures! I have put together for you the figures of Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute of the last twenty years. The numbers shown here are movements sent to COSC by brand.

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Zenith teams up with The Rolling Stones

Zenith teams up with The Rolling Stones

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. 

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Jean-Frédéric Dufour, former CEO of Zenith, is being appointed the new CEO of Rolex (16:37 Updated with another confirmation)

Jean-Frédéric Dufour, former CEO of Zenith, is being appointed the new CEO of Rolex (16:37 Updated with another confirmation)

According to insider information I just got confirmed from my dear friend and colleague Gisbert Brunner, Jean-Frédéric Dufour is being appointed the new CEO of Rolex.

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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Jean-Claude Biver, President Hublot

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Jean-Claude Biver, President Hublot

Jean-Claude Biver still is the mastermind behind Hublot. But Jean-Claude Biver now also is in charge of overviewing and coordinating the three watch manufacturers of LVMH. I asked him how he sees his new role and what he intents to do …

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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Jean-Fred Dufour CEO Zenith

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Jean-Fred Dufour CEO Zenith

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…

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Pre-Baselworld 2014: Three new Zenith timepieces to discover

Pre-Baselworld 2014: Three new Zenith timepieces to discover

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.

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

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

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…

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The new Zenith Pilot Montre d’Aéronef Type 20 GMT 1903

The new Zenith Pilot Montre d’Aéronef Type 20 GMT 1903

Zenith was one of the first watch manufacturers to create flight instruments to equip various aircraft and spaceships manned by the aviation pioneers. The Pilot Montre d’Aéronef Type 20 GMT 1903 plays tribute to this area.

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Here at the Hotel Bayerischer Hof in Munich today the 5th edition of the privately organized watch exhibition Munichtime opened its doors. I invite you to take a first look.

Here at the Hotel Bayerischer Hof in Munich today the 5th edition of the privately organized watch exhibition Munichtime opened its doors. I invite you to take a first look.

Munichtime, the one and only watch exhibition in Germany, is still open until Sunday 18:00. I highly recommend you to come to Munich if you have the time and possibility.

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Which of these chronographs with an in-house caliber is THE chronograph?

Which of these chronographs with an in-house caliber is THE chronograph?

I just closed the poll, let me know present you and analyze the results … 

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Cool or not cool? The Zenith EL Primero Lightweight Limited Edition

Cool or not cool? The Zenith EL Primero Lightweight Limited Edition

This new sports model wit a featherweight engine is an exclusive version of the El Primero Striking 10th chronograph. Discover the world of high-tech materials and avant-garde made by Zenith and let me know what you think

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Cool or not cool? Zenith presents the El Primero 410 Limited Edition

Cool or not cool? Zenith presents the El Primero 410 Limited Edition

During Baselworld I was able to take pictures of the first prototype, now I have new ones and all its technical specifications for you. Please, tell me what you think!

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My Chinese contributor Logan sent me a report from the ‘Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair’ and ‘World Brand Piazza’ in HKCEC. Please have a look what was going on there…

My Chinese contributor Logan sent me a report from the ‘Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair’ and ‘World Brand Piazza’ in HKCEC. Please have a look what was going on there…

This is another watch-insider.com exclusive. Don´t miss this insight-view of the ‘Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair’ and ‘World Brand Piazza’ in HKCEC. It´s more than you might expect or much less, just depending on your personal expectations…

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Cool or not cool? The new Zenith El Primero Stratos Flyback Rainbow

Cool or not cool? The new Zenith El Primero Stratos Flyback Rainbow

We all remember the legendary Zenith El Primero Rainbow chronograph that was launched in 1999 reflecting the colors of a rainbow. Have a look at the new 2013 version and tell me if you like it.

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The old poll is closed. Omega is your favorite brand! A new poll is open!

The old poll is closed. Omega is your favorite brand! A new poll is open!

I counted 3623 votes and the result couldn´t be clearer. With 925 of all votes or 26 % Omega is your favorite brand. Click here and discover all the other results…

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I invite you to discover my personal top 3 chronographs up to date

I invite you to discover my personal top 3 chronographs up to date

STOP!  STOP! Guys before you click, I do want to ask to think for a moment which 3 models I am going to present you. What do you expect are my top 3 chronographs?

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Let´s play a mind game …

Let´s play a mind game …

This is just a conceptual sketch, since it´s not even a rumor.

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Baselworld 2013… The Bvlgari novelties

Baselworld 2013… The Bvlgari novelties

The Bvlgari Bvlgari and Bvlgari Roma watches are back. The iconic timepieces appear with fresh design, colors and materials.

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Baselworld 2013 … Interview with Zenith CEO Jean-Frederic Dufour and more Zenith novelties to discover

Baselworld 2013 … Interview with Zenith CEO Jean-Frederic Dufour and more Zenith novelties to discover

This morning I met my friend Jean-Fred, the CEO of Zenith. He is successfully guiding Zenith to new heights. In my interview I asked him what´s the secret behind his success. (Updated at 15:30 CET)

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Exclusive watch-insider Baselworld 2013 preview: Zenith Montre d´Aeronef Type 20 GMT

Exclusive watch-insider Baselworld 2013 preview: Zenith Montre d´Aeronef Type 20 GMT

The new version of the Zenith Montre d´Aeronef Type 20 now has a smaller case and the watch offers a GMT-function. But the real surprise is yet to come. Click here and discover the “Baron Rouge”

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The Zenith Baselworld 2013 novelties

The Zenith Baselworld 2013 novelties

I think many of you did not realise that I posted almost all the Zenith Baselworld novelties 2013 already the 20th January this year. So please discover them again …

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Türler Watches & Jewelry in Zürich celebrates 130 years. A photo reportage with surprises in three parts …

Türler Watches & Jewelry in Zürich celebrates 130 years. A photo reportage with surprises in three parts …

On Tuesday I attended the 130 years celebration of Türler at Paradeplatz in Zürich. Throughout this evening CEO Franz Türler also presented a very special book. Come in and join the birthday celebration …

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These are the first Zenith Novelties 2013 shown to me by the Zenith-CEO

These are the first Zenith Novelties 2013 shown to me by the Zenith-CEO

Tomorrow the SIHH in Geneva opens its doors. Zenith is not part of the SIHH, but the manufacture has organized a presentation for the press and friends here in Geneva. Zenith-CEO Jean-Fred Dufour has just shown me his novelties 2013.

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My insight view of Zenith … Part 11 of 11 … Follow me on a tour through the Manufacture in Le Locle

My insight view of Zenith … Part 11 of 11 … Follow me on a tour through the Manufacture in Le Locle

The following last pictures are atmospheric pictures I took during my visit at Zenith in December 2012.

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My insight view of Zenith … Part 10 of 11 … Follow me on a tour through the Manufacture in Le Locle

My insight view of Zenith … Part 10 of 11 … Follow me on a tour through the Manufacture in Le Locle

In the R & D workshops Zenith is developing prototypes and testing new movements. My photographs also show you the new fusee and chain transmission. Ladies and gentlemen … this is a world premier …

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My insight view of Zenith … Part 9 of 11 … Follow me on a tour through the Manufacture in Le Locle

My insight view of Zenith … Part 9 of 11 … Follow me on a tour through the Manufacture in Le Locle

Within this workshop Zenith produces his complicated watches. Come with me and watch the master watchmakers at work.

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