Grimoldi sets up U.S. office

Grimoldi Milano, the Italian luxury watch brand, has established its own U.S. office and showroom in New York City.

The new office will handle all sales and distribution of the company’s Swiss-made timepieces, which are known for their large oval shapes. The brand had been distributed by Helvetia Time of Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

Barbara Kogan-Bodine is the new managing director of Grimoldi USA and will oversee the North American sales force. She’s the former director of International Sales at Gori & Zucchi Inc. and Liz Claiborne.

The new address for Grimoldi Milano USA is 12 W. 57th St., Suite 1004, New York, NY 10019. The telephone number is (212) 726-3006.

Grimoldi Milano is a family-owned business established in 1968. More information on the company watches is available on the Web at www.grimoldiwatches.com.