GPHG '15



A. Composition of the 2015 official jury

For the 2015 edition of the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève, the jury is composed as follows:

President :

Aurel Bacs, expert in collector's watches, Co-Founder and Partner withPhillips in Association with Bacs & Russo / Switzerland

Members :

Carlos Alonso, publisher and editor-in-chief of Tiempo de Relojes and director of the Salon Internacional Alta Relojeria / Mexico

René Beyer, co-owner and CEO of Beyer Chronometrie AG and of theWatch and Clock Museum in Zurich / Switzerland

Stephan Ciejka, director and editor-in-chief of La Revue des Montres / France

Benjamin Clymer, founder and editor-in-chief of Hodinkee / USA

Zhixiang Ding, publisher and editor-in-chief of Chronos China / China

Elizabeth Doerr, freelance specialised watch journalist / Germany

Philippe Dufour, watchmaker / Switzerland

Moritz Elsaesser, watchmaker CW 21, president and owner of Mainly Watches, collector / USA

Nick Foulkes, historian, author, contributor to the Financial Times / United Kingdom

John Goldberger, watch collector, author and publisher of books on vintage watches / Italy

James Gurney, director of SalonQP / United Kingdom

Sean Li, watch collector, editor in chief of Revolution Hong Kong and editorial director of watches of Tatler Asia / China

Pierre Maillard, editor in chief of Europa Star and filmmaker / Switzerland

Takeshi Matsuyama, author, history of watch, contributor to the Men's EX/Japan

Dieter Meier, producer / Switzerland, Argentina

Paola Pujia, editor-in-chief of Orologi-Le Misure del Tempo / Italy

Gianfranco Ritschel, Consultant and trainer in watchmaking / Switzerland

William Rohr, collector, managing director TimeZone.com, watch expert atBonhams Auctioneers / USA

David Sadigh, Founder and CEO of Digital Luxury Group / Switzerland

Abdul Hamied Seddiqi, vice-chairman of Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons / Dubai

Claude Sfeir, collector, gemologist, jeweler / Lebanon

Antoine Simonin, watchmaker, teacher, former director of Wostep / Switzerland

Eric Singer, watch collector, musician / USA

Michael Tay, group managing director of The Hour Glass

Jean-Charles Zufferey, vice-president of Breguet, brand laureate of the 2014 "Aiguille d'Or" Grand Prix, out of competition in 2015. By way of a reminder: the brand that wins the "Aiguille d'Or" Grand Prix is automatically ineligible for the competition the following year, and its founder or CEO is invited to sit on the jury for one year.

B. Jury Commissioner

For the 2015 edition of the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève, the commissioner of the jury is:

Ludwig Oeschlin, watch expert and former curator, MIH, Musée International d'Horlogerie, La Chaux-de-Fonds

The jury commissioner ensures compliance with the rules and that competing watches meet admission criteria. He serves as consultative role with the jury. He has no voting rights.