Raymond Weil

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Raymond Weil Genève
Watchmaking
IndustryWatch manufacturing
Founded1976; 43 years ago (1976)
FounderRaymond Weil
Headquarters
Geneva
,
Switzerland
Key people
Elie Bernheim (CEO)
Olivier Bernheim (President)
Raymond Weil (Founder)[1]
ProductsWristwatches, Swiss luxury watches
Production output
200,000 pieces (2014)
$110 million
Number of employees
230
Websiteraymond-weil.com

Raymond Weil Genève (French pronunciation: ​[ʁemɔ̃ vɛːj]) is a Swiss luxury watchmaker, founded in 1976 in Geneva.[2] It is a family company founded by Raymond Weil who lead the company until his retirement in 2002,[3][4] it is now managed by Elie Bernheim (Weil's grandson).

Weil initially sold his designs from a foldout bridge table in a stall in Geneva; the line included both the traditional spring-powered and cog-and-gear mechanical Swiss watches and quartz-powered watches. He marketed the watches internationally towards "lower-end" luxury watch buyers.[1]

As of 2014, the company sold 200,000 watches yearly at an average price of £1,000.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Vitello, Paul (3 Feb 2019). "Raymond Weil, Whose Swiss Watches Told More Than Time, Dies at 87". New York Times. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Raymond Weil: Businessman who founded a company which went on to become a world leader in the luxury watch industry". The Independent. 17 April 2014. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  3. ^ Diderich, Joelle (27 January 2014). "Raymond Weil Dies at 87". WWD. Retrieved 28 January 2014.
  4. ^ Raymond Weil at Livemint. Retrieved 27 January 2014

External links[edit]

Official website