This is the first edition of TheWATCHES.tv coverage of Baselworld 2013. In this edition, find out more info on the recent acquisition of Corum by a Chinese holding company, Hautlence’s new strategy with a new entry price mode, new exceptional timepieces by Jaquet Droz and Christophe Claret’s new Kantharos chronograph.
Guillaume Tetu, CEO and founder of Hautlence, shares with us the brand’s strategy of expanding the product range with the presentation of the Destination family, a watch with an entry price of CHF 18’000.-.
Guillaume Tetu, founder of Hautlence, explains us the takeover of the company by an experienced team led by Georges-Henri Meylan (former Audemars Piguet CEO), a move that should solidify the brand both in terms of product development and its distribution. The first visible step, the launch of new repositioned timepiece, the HLRS, a watch which comes in 3 finishing and to be found around the $30’000 mark.