Weinberg Named CORUM Board Chairman

CORUM named Serge Weinberg its new chairman of the board, replacing the recently deceased Severin Wunderman, who purchased and managed the CORUM Group since 2000.

Weinberg is the former chairman of the management board of the Pinault-Printemps-Redoute Group. In 2005 he founded the investment firm Weinberg Capital Partners, active in Lbo and real estate investments. He is also the non-executive chairman of the Accor Group. He serves as a director of Schneider Electric, Gucci Group. He also has served as a member of various government advisory boards.

Weinberg, Richard E. Tomlin, Jr., managing director of the board, and Michael Wunderman, creative director of the board, form the CORUM Group Board.

Antonio Calce, chief executive officer, will continue to manage the global operations of the company and will report directly to the board.

“I am delighted that Mr. Weinberg has agreed to become the leader of our board of directors,” Tomlin said in a statement issued Monday. “He has been a personal friend, confidant and business advisor to Severin Wunderman for many, many years. His intimate knowledge of our business strategies and operations coupled with his vast experience in business management and the luxury sector will add tremendous value to the CORUM Group.”

CORUM is a family-owned and operated Luxury Watch Manufacturer and Distributor located in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.