Swiss watch manufacturer Ulysse Nardin has announced Randy “The Big Unit” Johnson as a company brand ambassador. They will also be making a timepiece in his honor. … [Read more...]
Patrik Hoffmann is a watch brand executive.
After many years at the helm of Donzé Cadrans, Francine and Michel Vermot have decided to retire, selling their 100 percent stake to Ulysse Nardin. UN says this move will secure the long-term future of the business and its know-how, placing it in the hands of the company which renewed interest in the art of enameling in the eighties and has played a major role in the growth of Donzé Cadrans. … [Read more...]
On April 14, one of the giants of the modern watch industry, Ulysse Nardin’s Rolf Schnyder, passed away unexpectedly. Schnyder transformed a small company known for marine chronometers into an innovative manufacturer producing groundbreaking timepieces. Following Schnyder’s passing, vice-president Patrik Hoffmann was appointed CEO. We go inside Schnyder's last days, we look at the transition, and we trace the rise of Ulysse Nardin’s new captain. … [Read more...]
At an extraordinary general meeting held on April 27, Ulysse Nardin elected Chai Schnyder to become the new president of the Board of Directors. At the same time, the committee appointed Patrik P. Hoffmann to the position of CEO as successor of Rolf W. Schnyder. … [Read more...]
More than 400 people attended the December 16 grand opening of the Ulysse Nardin U.S. flagship boutique at the Boca Raton Town Center Mall. Special guests included baseball greats Randy Johnson, Mike Piazza and Jeff Conine. Ulysse Nardin joined with Bobby Yampolsky of East Coast Jewelry to open the Boutique, which features more than 80 of UN's finest timepieces, including three models from the Limited Edition Boutique line. … [Read more...]