Timex Makes Top Management Appointments

The Timex Group B.V. has announced two major top management appointments in its U.S.-based operations. 

Adam Gurian has been named president of the Timex Business Unit, while Scott Wolfe has been appointed as president of the Callanen International Business Unit.

Gurian and Wolfe will report directly to Hans-Kristian Hoejsgaard, Timex Group B.V. president and chief executive officer.

As president of Timex, Gurian is responsible for the management and growth of the Timex brand in the United States, and its expansion internationally, including collections in the recently launched Diamonds and iControl lines. He had been president of the Callanen International Business Unit since December 1995, and previously held senior positions in the May Merchandising Company and Macy’s Northeast.

As president of Callanen, Wolfe oversees the Nautica, Mark Ecko, and Helix brands. He previously was vice president of global marketing at Callanen. Wolfe has extensive experience in high-end jewelry, fashion and apparel, having held senior positions with Pierre Cardin, a global fashion licensing organization.

The Timex Group is one of the world’s top watch companies in the world, and possibly the largest by unit volume. It has more than 6,000 employees worldwide and annual revenues of approximately $700 million. It traces its origins to 1854, and has been designing, manufacturing and selling innovative timepieces for more than 150 years. Timex Group companies manufacture and sell watches under numerous brands in many different market segments, including Timex, TX, Timex Ironman, Timex Expedition, Valentino, Salvatore Ferragamo, Vincent Berard, Versace, Versus, Guess, GC, Mark Ecko and Nautica.