Nicholas Hayek dies at 82

Nicholas Hayek is no more

Nicholas Hayek Aka Mr. Swatch, the animated man behind the Swatch Group, the world largest wristwatch company that single handedly saved the Swiss watch industry is no more. He passed away while at work. The Swatch Group brand stable includes such brands as Breguet, Blancpain, Calvin Klein, Certina, Endura, Flik Flak, Jaquet Droz, Glashutte Original and Union Glashutte, Hamilton, Leon Hatot, Longines, Mido, Omega, Pierre Balmain, Rado, Swatch, Tiffany and Co. and Tissot among others.

related links

Hayek and the future of the wristwatch industry
Mr. Swatch’s interview with Time TV
National Jeweler: Swatch Group founder Nicolas Hayek, 82, dies


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