Vacheron Constantin announced that Hugues de Pins has become the new president of North America. Mr. Hugues de Pins will succeed Julien Tornare, who has been promoted to Vacheron Constantin’s global sales director at the company’s headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
Hugues de Pins has 15 years of extensive experience in the luxury retail industry. His most recent position was Vacheron Constantin’s regional director for the Middle East and India, based in Dubai.
In the four years in the Middle East, Mr. De Pins successfully promoted the brand’s growth, making it a leading brand in the high-end watch category. Prior to this position in Dubai, Mr. de Pins worked for Cartier Cartier, a sister brand of Compagnie Financière Richemont SA, a parent company of Vacheron Constantin, and then in Paris and Madrid, Spain. During this period, he gained a lot of valuable experience in the luxury market and his keen awareness of the international market.
Source: Vacheron Constantin