Georges Kern, Richemont Head Resigns

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Georges Kern, Richemont Head Resigns

Postby koimaster » July 14th 2017, 8:46am

just about half a year after being appointed, and only four months into operating as Head of Watchmaking of luxury group Richemont SA, Georges Kern has announced today that he is resigning from the position with immediate effect. The news was reported by the Financial Times, based on a statement made by Johann Rupert, Richemont’s chairman, who has not given many further details... Though the Swiss publication Le Temps cites unnamed sources hinting he may be heading to Breitling

http://www.ablogtowatch.com/georges-ker ... g-resigns/



In an article posted earlier by Bloomberg announcing the departure of Mr. Georges Kern from the Richemont Group, an update has been made saying, “Kern, 52, bought a stake in rival watchmaker Breitling and plans to help that brand revive itself, Le Temps said, citing several people it didn’t name.”

Le Temps goes further to say that, “According to various sources,” Kern made the best of the opportunity to buy a stake in the brand when it was bought over by CVC Capital Partners earlier in late April. Creating for Kern, perhaps, the opportunity to give it the relaunch it so rightfully deserves.

Le Temps, also, mentions that it attempted reaching out to CVC for a comment. However, no one could be reached presently.

We await then now, may be, to hear from Mr. Kern himself

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Re: Georges Kern, Richemont Head Resigns

Postby TemerityB » July 14th 2017, 9:05am

Is it just me, or do all these Swiss watch company or conglomerate heads look like the same guy? This guy, Biver, Jan Patrick Schmitz – kind of like bargain basement Dr. Evils crossed with daycoo?
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Re: Georges Kern, Richemont Head Resigns

Postby tiktok » July 14th 2017, 10:55am

No one looks quite like Biver.
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