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The Swatch Group AG

The Swatch Group AG

Sector: Watches Clocks Clockwork Operated Devices And Parts Region: Switzerland


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The Swatch Group AG is a holding company which engages in the manufacture and sale of finished watches, jewelry, watch movements, and components. It operates through the Watches and Jewelry, and Electronic Systems segments. The Watches and Jewelry segment manufactures and sells timepieces and jewelries under its flagship brands. The Electronic Systems segment designs, produces, and commercializes electronic components and sports timing activities. The company was founded by Nicolas George Hayek in 1983 and is headquartered in Biel, Switzerland.

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Executives

Nick Hayek, President of the Executive Group Management Board and member of the Board of Directors, Swatch, ck watch & jewelry, Swatch Group USA, Swatch Group Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Swatch Group UK, Swatch Group South Korea, Swatch Group Japan
Nick Hayek, Swiss citizen, pursued two years’ study at the University of St. Gallen (HSG), then attended the Film Academy CLCF in Paris. President of the Executive Group Management Board since 2003 and member of the Board of Directors since 2010. Mr Hayek has worked with Swatch Group since 1994, firstly as Swatch Ltd Marketing Manager, then as Swatch Ltd President and finally as Delegate of the Board of Directors of Swatch Ltd. In the mid-eighties, he founded his own production company, Sesame Films in Paris, and worked in Switzerland and abroad. His involvement in a number of film productions (e. g. a series of documentaries for Swiss Television), then the production of a number of short films (e. g. 1st prize at the Thessaloniki Film Festival, an official contribution to the Cannes Film Festival, etc.) and his activity as producer and manager of two feature films, «Das Land von Wilhelm Tell» and «Family Express» with Peter Fonda (a film that earned him the prize for the best Swiss comedy at the Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival in Vevey) resulted in his being called upon to advise on various Swatch projects in the early ’90s and to assume responsibility for several Swatch exhibitions (such as that of Lingotto in Turin). Mr Hayek is a member of the Board of Directors of the CSEM (Centre suisse d’électronique et de microtechnique) and of Belenos Clean Power Holding Ltd.
Florence Ollivier-Lamarque, Executive Group Management Board
Florence Ollivier-Lamarque, French citizen, is a lawyer and has been a member of the Extended Group Management Board since 1992 and of the Executive Group Management Board since 2005. She is President of Swatch Group France, Swatch Group France Les Boutiques, responsible for Swatch Group Italy, Swatch Group Spain, Swatch Group Belgium and Swatch Group Netherlands as well as for the watch brand Flik Flak. She has been with the Group since 1988 when it took over Société Inthor, Paris, which distributed some of the Group’s watches in France. At that time, she worked as Swatch and Tissot Brand Manager. In 1990, she took over the management of Swatch Group France and in 2002 the management of Swatch Group France Les Boutiques. She is a member of the Board of the Colbert Committee, Paris.
Pierre-André Bühler, member of the Extended Group Management Board
Pierre-André Bühler, Swiss citizen, technical education, member of the Extended Group Management Board since 2008 and of the Executive Group Management Board since 2013, responsible for ETA. Mr Bühler started his career within the Group in 1977 as workshop manager at Michel SA in Granges. Later Mr Bühler held executive functions at ETA (Technical manager of the division Michel) and at Nivarox (Production manager). Before taking over the general management of ETA, Mr Bühler worked as managing director of Nivarox-FAR (Le Locle). He represents the Swatch Group on the Executive Board of the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry FH.

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