Chabi Nouri to become CEO of Piaget on April 1, 2017

Watch and jewelry specialist Piaget has just announced that Chabi Nouri will ascend to the position of CEO on April 1, 2017. The top job is currently held by Philippe Leopold-Metzger, a 36-year veteran of the Richemont Group. Leopold-Metzger will officially retire from the CEO position on March 31, and will then become non-executive President of Piaget.

Chabi Nouri is one of only a handful of female CEOs within the Richemont Group.

Four Richemont subsidiary CEOs step down

Compagnie Financière Richemont SA, Richemont for short, is making high profile changes to four of its subsidiaries according to a story by Bloomberg. According to the report the CEOs of Dunhill, Jaeger LeCoultre, Piaget and Vacheron Constantin will be stepping down from their roles in the near term.

Richemont is one of the top five luxury goods companies in the world.

Introducing the F.P. Journe Vagabondage III, with instantaneous jumping seconds

On the 19th of December 2016, F.P. Journe sent out its wishes for the 2016-2017 holiday season, and teased a new timepiece that was going to be revealed on January 16, 2017. The video showed three discs, two of which were in close proximity and jumped instantaneously, and many – us included – took this to mean that the brand was planning to unveil the hotly anticipated Vagabondage III. Sure enough, that’s exactly what the brand revealed earlier this month.

Vagabondage III completes F.P. Journe’s planned trifecta.

Breitling DC-3 to circle the globe, with four stops across the Middle East

Middle East airplane enthusiasts and Breitling collectors have something special to look forward to, since Breitling’s DC-3 aircraft is scheduled to make stops in the region as part of a global tour. The tour takes place between March and September, and is in honour of the Breitling DC-3’s 77th birthday. Breitling will celebrate the tour with a 500-piece limited edition Navitimer.

Over 16,000 DC-3 aircraft were produced, today fewer than 150 still fly.

Over 16,000 DC-3 aircraft were produced, today fewer than 150 still fly.