Hear What 16 Prominent Watch Execs Said About Baselworld 2013


tagceo150WatchTime contributor Alexander Linz was hard at work at Baselworld, conducting interviews with several CEOs and representatives of major watch brands, discussing their latest watches and other developments in the industry. Linz posted the audio from the interviews on his blog, watch-insider.com. Below is a comprehensive list with links to the audio interviews.

Click each name to hear the interview:

Jean-Frédéric Dufour, CEO of Zenith

Stephen Urquhart, president of Omega

Walter von Känel, president of Longines

Marc Hayek, member of the executive group management board of Swatch Group, introducing new Blancpain and Breguet watches

Thierry Stern, president of Patek Philippe

Thierry Stern, President of Patek Philippe
Thierry Stern, President of Patek Philippe

Nayla Hayek, chair of the Swatch Group board of directors

Jean-Paul Girardin, CEO of Breitling, discussing the development of the new Breitling Emergency II and Breitling for Bentley collection

Jean-Christophe Babin, outgoing TAG Heuer CEO (and soon to be Bulgari CEO)

Jean-Christophe Babin, TAG Heuer CEO
Jean-Christophe Babin, TAG Heuer CEO

Antonio Calce, CEO of Corum, discussing the acquisition of the brand by the China Haidian Group

Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, co-president of Chopard

Peter Stas, CEO of Frédérique Constant and Alpina

Bruno Grande, Jeanrichard CEO, discussing the relaunch of the brand

Michele Sofisti, CEO of Sowind Group, which owns Girard-Perregaux & Jeanrichard

Pierre Jacques, CEO of De Bethune

Max Büsser, founder and CEO of MB&F

Jean-Claude Biver, chairman of Hublot, discussing new Hublot watches and his outlook on the watch industry in 2013.

Hublot chairman Jean-Claude Biver (left) and Alexander Linz of Watch-Insider
Hublot chairman Jean-Claude Biver (left) and Alexander Linz of Watch-Insider
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