Kering dismisses Sowind Group’s Antonio Calce

French luxury group Kering has let go of Antonio Calce with immediate effect, according to Swiss newspaper Arcinfo. Calce was chief executive of the Sowind Group, which comprises Girard-Perregaux (GP) and JeanRichard (JR). Both GP and JR have been owned by the Kering Group since 2011.

Calce also worked at Piaget and Panerai.

Girard-Perregaux introduces 40mm Tourbillon with Three Gold Bridges

Fact: In 1867, Girard-Perregaux’s (GP) Tourbillon with Three Bridges won its first chronometry award from the Neuchâtel Observatory. Development on these watches began a few years prior, in the mid-1850s, and since then, they’ve become an iconic signature piece of the brand. Now, in honor of the watch’s 150th anniversary, the brand has released a new 40mm version of its Tourbillon with Three Gold Bridges.

The Three Gold Bridges watches have become a brand icon.

Girard-Perregaux unveils Laureato Skeleton

At SIHH 2017, Girard-Perregaux reintroduced its Laureato collection, and now – just a few months on – the brand has added the Laureato Skeleton to its luxury/sporty watch family. This new timepiece features a 42mm case and is offered in stainless steel and pink-gold.

This striking skeleton is now part of the Laureato collection.