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Hublot

Founded in 1980 by Carlo Crocco, Hublot is a pioneer in both the use of rubber for its watch-straps and in its DNA: "The Art of Fusion". The Big Bang watch symbolises this concept perfectly. It first appears in 2004 under the guidance of Jean-Claude Biver who brought rapid success to the brand. Purchased in 2008 by LVMH, Hublot capitalises on sporting links with prestigious ambassadors.

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1980

Foundation of the brand by Carlo Crocco.

2004

Jean-Claude Biver is named CEO of the brand. He creates the concept of high-tech material fusion.

2006

Launch of the Big Bang All Black, ground-breaking concept of a completely black watch.

2008

LVMH purchases the brand and introduces a vertical approach to its production process. A new factory is established in Nyon with a programme of expansion through the years.