Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo presents “Jean-Claude Biver: A Retrospective. Share, Respect, Forgive” a very special exhibition through the eyes of an industry luminary. This non-selling exhibition exclusively consists of Mr Biver’s private collection of watches and will be held in Geneva during Phillips’ watch auction weekend, from November 7 to 10, 2019 at Hotel La Réserve.
Visionary, taste-maker, leader, legend and charismatic are just some of the recurrent adjectives that come to mind when describing Mr. Jean-Claude Biver, a man whose brains are behind the meteoric rise of some of the most iconic luxury watch brands in the industry. Better known as a cornerstone of the modern Swiss watch industry, who helped build, influence and cement the destiny of watch brands such as Blancpain, Omega, Hublot and more recently TAG Heuer and Zenith. He now serves as Non-Executive President of LVMH’s Group Watch Division.
Models presented include exceptional pieces of horology made by some of the world’s most important watchmakers notably Patek Philippe, Rolex and independents like Philippe Dufour and Rexhep Rexhepi, or by brands Mr Biver represented notably Blancpain, Omega, Hublot, TAG Heuer or Zenith.
This exhibition will then tour across three continents over the coming months in Hong Kong, New York and London.
Jean-Claude Biver, Non-Executive President LVMH Group Watch Division, said: “Having celebrated 70 years of which 45 in the watch industry, I am delighted to share with the lovers of horology a unique exhibition of my passion for brands, watches and moments which are today an unforgettable part of my career and my life.”
Hotel La Réserve, Geneva
Thursday 7 November 10am-9pm
Friday 8 November 10am-6pm
Saturday 9 November 10am-5pm
Sunday 10 November 10am-4pm