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SJCC After-Work: Global Strategies of Swiss Watchmakers - Experiences of Audemars Piguet

Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Yellow Gold

Audemars Piguet
Date
Thursday, September 21st 2017, 18:00 - 21:00
Location
Restaurant Vieux-Bois
12, avenue de la Paix
1202 Geneva
Switzerland
Speaker
Olivier Audemars, Member of the Board of Directors, Audemars Piguet
Organisation
SJCC Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce
Fee

SJCC Members: 50 CHF,
Non-members 70 CHF
(per person, to be paid in cash only at the event)

Registration

Founded in 1875, Audemars Piguet is an independent family business established in and continually operating from Le Brassus, in the Vallée de Joux, the cradle of watchmaking in Switzerland. It is still the oldest fine watch-making manufacturer never to have left the hands of its founding families. Audemars Piguet blends a 140-year old family business tradition with modern technologies like 3D-printing and collaborations with rappers and basketball players.

An engineer and economist by training, Olivier Audemars, great-grandson of one of the founders of Audemars Piguet and Vice Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors, will speak about the development of a Swiss watch manufacturer from the Vallée de Joux going global, including experiences in the Japanese market.

Agenda:

18:00:  Registration
18:15:  Presentation by Mr. Olivier Audemars, followed by Q&A-Session
19:00:  Apéritif