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Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Co-President of Chopard, honoured with the GQ Lifetime Achievement Award

Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Co-President of Chopard, was honoured with the 'GQ Lifetime Achievement Award' for his outstanding contribution to the watch industry at the GQ's Baselworld Cocktail Party.

Karl-Friedrich Scheufele is known for his love of chronometry and fascination for the history of watchmaking. Born in Pforzheim in 1958, Scheufele was educated in Geneva before joining Chopard, the family company, in 1985. During his tenure as Co-President, he has transformed the company's men's watchmaking operation into one of the most respected manufacturers in Switzerland. Today, Chopard produces 80,000 watches a year and has over 2000 employees. Another of Mr. Scheufele's outstanding achievements includes rebuilding a watch manufacturer in Fleurier, which produces the L.U.C. collection of Haute Horlogerie. The company celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

Karl-Friedrich Scheufele is known for his love of chronometry and fascination for the history of watchmaking. Born in Pforzheim in 1958, Scheufele was educated in Geneva before joining Chopard, the family company, in 1985. During his tenure as Co-President, he has transformed the company's men's watchmaking operation into one of the most respected manufacturers in Switzerland. Today, Chopard produces 80,000 watches a year and has over 2000 employees. Another of Mr. Scheufele's outstanding achievements includes rebuilding a watch manufacturer in Fleurier, which produces the L.U.C. collection of Haute Horlogerie. The company celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

Mr. Madhursinh Jesrani, General Manager, Khimji's Watches – the exclusive representatives of Chopard in Oman – comments: "Heartiest congratulations to Mr. Karl-Friedrich Scheufele on this recognition and honour. Under him and his esteemed family, Chopard has experienced spectacular development. It is a leading name in the high-end watch and jewellery industry and the Scheufele family deserves all the accolades for upholding its tradition of excellence".

Khimji’s Watches is one of Muscat’s leading franchisees for luxury watches, jewellery, accessories and writing instruments. Khimji’s Watches offers a range of global designs from world’s best brands such as Rolex, Cartier, Chopard, Piaget, Mikimoto, Girard Perregaux, Tudor, Oris, Frederique Constant, Bell & Ross, Caran d’Ache and Kieninger. The showroom is located at Way No. 3036, Building No. 2825, Al Ufouq Building, Shatti Al Qurum, Muscat.  For more information, you can visit www.khimjiswatches.com

28/03/2016
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