Family Values: Patek Philippe’s Thierry and Philippe Stern

Thierry and Philippe Stern of Patek Philippe

Geneva’s Stern family has owned and operated Patek Philippe for nearly 80 years. When it comes to making watches, they say, family matters. Scroll down to read WatchTime editor-in-chief Joe … [Read more...]

Awards Presented in Patek Philippe Artisanship and Precision Competition


On April 14 and 15 this year, 18 students from six Swiss watchmaking schools took part in the second Patek Philippe Artisanship and Precision Competition. The winners were honored on May 28, 2011, … [Read more...]

Patek’s New In-House Chronograph


Paris is always a treat, but Paris paired with a new Patek Philippe movement: ooh-la-la. On November 5, scores of reporters from around the world got just that, as Patek Philippe held a party at its … [Read more...]

Patek Philippe’s Thierry Stern: Past, Present, Future


WatchTime's last feature, titled “Executive Sweep”, looked at the number of top watch company executives being replaced as a result of the economic downturn. This new article focuses on a transfer … [Read more...]

Thierry Stern Takes Over the Presidency of Patek Philippe


Patek Philippe has officially announced that at the end of August, 2009, Thierry Stern took over the presidency of Patek Philippe SA Geneva and was appointed President of the Board of Directors, … [Read more...]