Georges Kern resigns from Richemont

As per a statement issued by luxury conglomerate Richemont, Georges Kern has resigned as head of watchmaking, marketing and digital. The surprising change takes effect immediately, and comes just several weeks after Kern assumed his new position. Kern was previously CEO of IWC for several years.

Richemont watchmaking boss resigns to become an entrepreneur.

Peter Speake-Marin leaves brand he founded in 2002

Swiss newspaper 24 heures posted a story yesterday stating that English watchmaker Peter Speake-Marin left the brand he founded 15-years ago. His departure was said to be in the works for some time, and the talented watchmaker is now already working on his next project.

We met Peter Speake-Marin in Dubai for Dubai Watch Week 2015.

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.