Photograph Credit score: Courtesy of Watches of SwitzerlandOn the heels of releasing their Lengthy Vary Plan in July of 2021 and marking their massive United States expansion, Watches of Switzerland is having a monumental yr of progress. As probably the most impactful retailers within the luxurious watch trade, Watches of Switzerland has introduced a brand new management position: David Hurley has been promoted to Deputy CEO of the Watches of Switzerland Group. He can even function President of Watches of Switzerland Group, North America.
The worldwide appointment of Hurley is a testomony to his management as he continues to set new requirements and push the trade to new heights. Hurley’s eager perception in forecasting developments in each the luxurious and watch industries, mixed along with his unparalleled imaginative and prescient of reimagining the luxurious buyer expertise, has outlined his position as a pacesetter inside Watches of Switzerland and Mayors.
Since becoming a member of the corporate in 2015, Hurley has taken the premier practices from The Watches of Switzerland Group’s (The Group) current operations within the UK and established the corporate because the dominating chief within the US market. Below Hurley’s stewardship, the model acquired Mayors in 2017 and went on to open its first Watches of Switzerland US flagship in SoHo, New York, in 2018. Actually, after two years of remarkable progress within the US market underneath Hurley’s management — with a confirmed monitor document of progress and new market alternatives — The Watches of Switzerland Group went public on the London Inventory Trade in 2019. And inside simply 5 years of their US presence, The Group now operates seven multi-brand boutiques, 13 mono-brand showrooms, twelve Mayors places, and three Betteridge doorways with plans of continued growth within the US market.
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In his new position, Hurley will proceed to drive the model ahead, fostering progress in new markets, proving to be invaluable to The Group’s international progress objectives.