Today, TAG Heuer is very proud to announce that a global partnership has been signed with Gulf Oil International, which will see the development of new activities and new editions, including the Monaco Gulf which was presented on the occasion of the signing. With the immediately recognisable famous blue and orange stripes, Gulf has been a well-known player in the automotive industry for over 115 years. Quality, endurance and passion are the company s watchwords; proven by their history of innovation, invention and continuing development. It was the first company to drill for oil below the sea, and in 1913, became the first in the world to open a petrol station.
TWO GLOBAL LIFESTYLE BRANDS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP Swiss watch brand Breitling has announced a partnership with English motorcycle producer Norton Motorcycles that will lead to the creation of some unique common products or features. They will be inspired by the brands’ compelling and intriguingly similar historic timelines, and will even include some of the materials used in Norton Motorcycles’ legendary high-performance bikes. The partners are an ideal match. Both Breitling and Norton Motorcycles are brands with a strong heritage, founded in the nineteenth century by visionaries who gave their names to their companies and, to a large extent, defined their industries. When James Lansdowne Norton founded his company – a manufacturer of “fittings and parts for the two-wheel trade” – in 1898 and produced his first motorcycles in 1902, L
Vacheron Constantin is delighted to announce the appointments of Juan Carlos Torres as non-executive President, and of Louis Ferla as CEO. They will be assuming their respective duties on April 1st 2017. Juan Carlos Torres joined Vacheron Constantin in 1981 and has been CEO since 2005. He will be stepping down from operational management to take up his new responsibilities as non-executive President on March 31st 2017. Johann Rupert, Richemont Executive Chairman, says: “Juan Carlos Torres has been a guiding force for Vacheron Constantin since our acquisition of the Maison. He has been responsible for its significant development. I thank him for his efforts over his long and successful career at the Maison.” Louis Ferla, the current Managing Director Sales & Marketing at Vacheron Constantin, will be taking up his post as CEO on April 1st 2017: “It’s an honour for me to lead Vacheron Constantin, a Maison whose expertise has been passed on from generation to generation since 1755