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Many years of experience in salesRoland Ackermann as new Executive Vice President Sales at Carl F. Bucherer

From 1 July 2012 onwards, Roland Ackermann will be Executive Vice President Sales and an executive member of the independent watch brand Carl F. Bucherer, which has its registered office in Lucerne. The manufacture has its own workshops in Lengnau and Ste-Croix, as well as subsidiaries in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Japan, Germany and the USA. It also works together with strong trade partners in other important markets.

  In his capacity as Executive Vice President Sales, Roland Ackermann is responsible for all sales and the worldwide distribution of Carl F. Bucherer watches, as well as for new market development. However, the subsidiaries in Hong Kong, China and the USA will continue to be headed by CEO Sascha Moeri.

Roland Ackermann has several years of professional experience in the watch industry. From 2006 to 2012 he was Regional Manager of the watch company Oris SA. In this capacity he was responsible for strategy and market development in Germany, Austria, other EU countries, Russia, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. He also acted as Executive Director of Oris branches in Germany and China. Roland Ackermann gained many years of international sales experience in his previous activities, as Market and Sales Manager at Balzers AG, as Business Unit Manager at Hilti France SA and during business trips to the USA.

After completing his studies in mechanical engineering at Rapperswil University, he continued his studies in industrial engineering, specializing in marketing management. He also underwent further training in Business Administration and Leadership Development. "By employing Roland Ackermann, we have managed to obtain a specialist with many years of experience in sales, especially in the watch industry. He will bring us a big step closer to realizing our goal, which is to position the Carl F. Bucherer brand in major and new markets as a recognized, exclusive watch manufacture," says Sascha Moeri, CEO of Bucherer Montres S.A.