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Interview: Walter von Känel – 47-Year Veteran and President of Longines

Having joined Longines before the quartz crisis, its chief Walter von Känel has enjoyed a truly epic career in Swiss watchmaking. We had a candid and compelling chat with Mr von Känel.

Five Things I Learnt About F.P. Journe Over Lunch with the Man Himself

The revered independent watchmaker talks about what's in store, including a new complication and the evolution of his brand's design.

VIDEO: In Conversation with Georges Kern, CEO of IWC Schaffhausen

IWC chief executive Georges Kern discusses a variety of topics with candour and clarity, speaking on subjects as diverse as IWC's evolution into a "warmer" brand as well as pricing in the era of volatile exchange rates.

Five Things to Know the Girard-Perregaux Turnaround, Straight from its CEO

Less than a year into the job, Girard-Perregaux chief executive Antonio Calce has embarked on an all-encompassing new strategy to revitalise the haute horlogerie watchmaker. He explains his vision here.


Happy 90th Birthday To Walter Lange

Walter Lange, great-grandson of Ferdinand Adolph Lange, celebrates his 90th birthday this year, exactly 20 years after the family firm he helped revived has become the flag bearer for German high horology.


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