- Huw Hughes
Watches of Switzerland has appointed Ian Carter as non-executive
chairman of the board, efficient 1 November 2020.
Carter has over 30 years of worldwide and retail expertise and has
for the previous 15 years been CEO of multinational hospitality firm Hilton
Worldwide. He has additionally labored on the board of Burberry, a place he
held between 2007 and 2019.
Senior unbiased director Tea Colaiannihas has taken over as interim
chair and can proceed on this function till Carter joins the board.
“Ian’s wealth of business, enterprise and board expertise and information
of the patron, retail and luxurious sectors specifically within the US and the
UK can be a priceless asset for the Group because it enters the following section of
strategic development,” Colaianni commented.
Carter added: “I couldn’t be extra enthusiastic about becoming a member of the staff at
this time. After a really profitable IPO the alternatives for additional development
are excellent and most significantly, the staff led by Brian is clearly
energized and centered on delivering world class luxurious retail
“I stay up for working with the Board and Administration to additional
construct upon this success.”
Picture credit score: Rolex by way of Watches of Switzerland web site