The Girard-Perregaux Manufacture is proud to see the work of its watchmakers rewarded by the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève 2016. Indeed, the Manufacture which celebrates its 225th
anniversary this year had the honor of seeing its emblematic Three Bridges distinguished twice yesterday during the ceremony in Geneva.
The Prize winners of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève 2016: David Newman (President of The George Daniels Educational Trust), Mario Peserico (CEO of Eberhard & Co), Jack Heuer (Honorary Chairman of TAG Heuer), Maximilian Büsser (Owner & Creative Director of MB&F), Xavier de Roquemaurel (CEO of Czapek Genève), François Bennahmias (CEO of Audemars Piguet), Delphine Favier (Managing Director of Montblanc Suisse), Karl-Friedrich Scheufele (President of Chronométrie Ferdinand Berthoud), Antonio Calce (CEO of Girard-Perregaux), Philippe Léopold-Metzger (CEO of Piaget), Nicolas Beau (International Watch Director of Chanel), Eric Pirson (Director of Tudor), Tim and Bart Grönefeld (Co-founders of Grönefeld), Aurélie Picaud and Sean Gilbertson (Timepieces Director and CEO of Fabergé)
The prestigious Jury awarded the High Mechanical Ladies Watches Prize to the Cat’s Eye Tourbillon with Gold Bridge
and the Tourbillon Prize to the famous Esmeralda Tourbillon
, reedited this year in tribute to the masterpiece Pocket watch of the Manufacture, already rewarded in 1889 by a gold medal at the Universal Exhibition in Paris.
“It is an honor to be rewarded with two prizes distinguishing our know-how in Haute Horlogerie in both categories Ladies High Mech and Tourbillon with a men’s watch”
stated Antonio Calce,
CEO of Girard-Perregaux.