Audemars Piguet, Schwarzenegger Raise $400,000 for Charity

Swiss luxury watch brand Audemars Piguet welcomed Arnold Schwarzenegger to the grand opening in June of its U.S. flagship boutique and the launch of its limited-edition Royal Oak Offshore Terminator 3 Chronograph. On hand to represent the brand were Georges-Henri Meylan, president of parent firm Audemars SA; Francois-Henry Bennahmias, president of Audemars Piguet North America; and Jasmine Audemars, chairwoman of Audemars Piguet. A highlight of the evening was a live auction conducted by Schwarzenegger—a long-time connoisseur of Audemars Piguet watches—and Richard Brierley of Christie's auction house. The auction featured limited-edition items from Schwarzenegger's recent movie, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines. The auction raised $400,000 for the Inner-City Games Foundation, one of Schwarzenegger's favorite charities. Auction items bid on by guests included four prototype Au

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