Tata Group’s Fabre-Leuva ropes in Mr. Philippe Roten as the new CEO
Second Oldest Swiss Watch Brand, Favre-Leuba appoints Mr. Philippe Roten as their new Chief Executive Officer
Solothurn, February, 2020: Favre-Leuba is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Philippe Roten as the new CEO and spokesperson for the brand after the successful tenure of Mr. Vijesh Rajan as the Brand Head. Mr. Roten will fully manage Favre-Leuba and lead the transition of the rich history of the brand into a contemporary and exciting future.
Favre Leuba is part of the prestigious Tata Group - a 100-billion-dollar conglomerate, with over a hundred companies across all key continents. Mr Roten brings a wealth of business development experience and significant brand equity building expertise to the company which will be invaluable to the group in this next phase of growth and development.
Mr. Philippe Roten comes with 18 years of experience in the watch industry which encompasses Retail, Sales, and Commercial Leadership, Managing Brands from the Swatch and LVMH Group, and comes with a strong track record in successfully driving change and improving operating efficiencies.
Speaking on his new role, Mr Philippe Roten said "I look forward to grow the business and brand to great success and celebrate its meritorious achievements with our investors and the team."
Favre-Leuba is the second oldest Swiss watch brand, with a rich heritage in watch engineering and design spanning over 283 years. It was led by eight generations of the Favre family until the 1980’s, and acquired by the Tata Group on November 16th, 2011. With the global scope of the Tata Group behind it, Favre-Leuba is now transitioning a legendary brand into the present day while continuing to cherish the very thing it's forefathers breathed life into the art of watchmaking. Not many brands can look back on such a rich and inspiring history, and few people will ever have the privilege of owning a part of it. Today, Favre-Leuba is creating future legends that will be cherished by anyone who believes being exemplary is just the start of their own story.