Nataf is New Zenith President

LVMH has appointed Thierry Nataf president of Zenith, a Swiss producer of watches and watch movements, effective Jan. 1, 2002. Nataf was previously the company's chief executive officer. Nataf replaces François Manfredini, who has moved up to become vice president of watch movements for LVMH. He will be in charge of coordinating the watch movements strategy of all LVMH brands and will represent LVMH in Swiss and international trade organizations. Zenith was acquired by LVMH in 1999 and is part of its watch and jewelry division. Founded in 1865, Zenith is one of the few watch manufacturers that still design and produce their own precision mechanical movements. Among its best-known mechanical movements are the El Primero integrated automatic chronograph movement and the Elite movement, voted "Best Mechanical Movement" by the international trade press in 1995. The company produces some

This content is exclusive to JCK Pro subscribers. Subscribe now to access this and much more with discount code GOPRO21 for $199 for an entire year of access (reg. $249).


Already a JCK Pro? Log in

A JCK Pro subscription is your all-access pass to people and resources on the
cutting edge of the retail jewelry industry, from the industry authority you
know and trust

Learn about the Perks of JCK Pro

Log Out

Are you sure you want to log out?

CancelLog out