The 189 year old Swiss watchmakers, Baume & Mercier, a subsidiary of Richemont group,have announced the appointment of David Chaumet as the CEO of the brand, effective April 1, 2019. Prior to this, he was Managing Director Asia Pacific at Roger Dubuis and Specialist Watchmaker Maisons activities in Hong-Kong Macau.
David is an insider, as he had joined Richemont eleven years ago as Head of Customer Service and Quality at Roger Dubuis, before being promoted four years later to Brand Director Switzerland and Regional Brand Director Western Europe. Prior to joining Richemont, David Chaumet was Director of Operations at TWC Group (The Watches Connection) and beforehand Brand Manager within Total Group.
“I am sincerely delighted to join Baume & Mercier after an incredible journey within Roger Dubuis. We will consolidate the strategy, driven by a constant quest for quality, combining performance, technical achievement and refined design”. David Chaumet