David Zanetta, President of the Board of Directors and his co-founder, Denis Flageollet, Director of Production, have announced the appointment of Pierre Jacques as Chief Executive Officer of De Bethune. Jacques will officially take up his responsibilities effective March 1, 2011.
Jacques holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations and in 2000 he co-founded GMT magazine. Since January 2010, he had been serving as Branch Manager of Les Ambassadeurs Genève, and he also headed the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix as director of the organizing company.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. David Zanetta said: “The arrival of Mr. Pierre Jacques marks a new stage in De Bethune’s international development.”