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The Ship’s New Captain: Ulysse Nardin’s Patrik Hoffmann


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...]

Ulysse Nardin Elects New Management


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...]

Ulysse Nardin CEO Rolf Schnyder Passes On


Ulysse Nardin has announced that its CEO, Rolf W. Schnyder, unexpectedly passed away on April 14 after a short illness. Because a succession plan was already in place, current members of management will continue to operate the company without interruption, continuing in the spirit of Rolf W. Schnyder’s vision. … [Read more...]

Ulysse Nardin Opens Flagship Boutique in Boca Raton


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...]

Ulysse Nardin, Audemars Piguet Raise Eurozone Prices as Sales Rebound


Reuters correspondent Silke Koltrowitz interviewed Ulysee Nardin President and CEO Rolf Schnyder and Audemars Piguet CEO Philippe Merk at the Global Luxury Summit in Paris earlier this month. Both men said their sales are increasing, and each has raised Eurozone prices as the Swiss franc strengthens against the euro. The franc has risen about 4.6 percent against the euro this year. … [Read more...]