Changes in the Swatch Management Board
Swatch Group has announced changes to its Executive Group Management Board. All appointments are internal. Raynald Aeschlimann, President and CEO of Omega has been appointed to the Executive Group Management Board. Matthias Breschan, currently head of Rado is being named CEO of Longines. After 51 years with the Group, Walter von Känel is taking his well-deserved retirement. Sylvain Dolla, who is currently in charge of Hamilton, will take over as CEO of Tissot, replacing François Thiébaud. At Hamilton, Vivian Stauffer, the brand’s Head of Sales, will be the new CEO. Adrian Bosshard, the current CEO of Certina and Union, is taking over as head of Rado. At Certina, he will be succeeded by Marc Aellen, who has been VP Sales of Jaquet Droz. Franz Linder, in addition to his function as CEO of Mido, will also assume the management of Union.