Julien Tornare, 45 years old and born in Geneva in Switzerland, is the CEO of Zenith, and one of the youngest CEOs of the luxury watch industry. Julien Tornare has been in the watch industry for nearly two decades, has spent the last 17 years at Vacheron Constantin, and worked at Raymond Weil for two years prior to that. Most recently at Vacheron Constantin, first as the market Head for Switzerland, he has run the american market as Brand’s US Director, his last post at the brand was Managing Director for Asia-Pacific, where he helped grow the number of boutiques in the region from 3 to 13.
Tornare is now focusing on the “renewal of Zenith” which needs to be put back on stage. His vision is to rejuvenate and give dynamic to it through innovation which has always been in the brand DNA and history. The brand is 152 years old but a contemporary one, with a new start-up spirit.