Interview with Patrick Pruniaux – CEO of Ulysse Nardin

Patrick Pruniaux

The WATCHESPEDIA team had the pleasure of interviewing Patrick Pruniaux, CEO of Ulysse Nardin, during the Dubai Watch Week 2019.

Patrick Pruniaux is the new Chief Executive Officer of Ulysse Nardin. A watch enthusiast since his teens, Patrick began his career with Diageo in London – eventually moving to Africa and then Chicago. He joined LVMH in Miami in 2000 and rose to become Regional Sales Director for the Wines & Spirits business for Latin America.

Full interview with Patrick Pruniaux

After gaining an MBA at HEC Paris and the London Business School, Patrick – also a graduate of Stanford Business School – decided to combine his passion for premium watches and sports by becoming international Export Director at Tag Heuer. He held different positions within Tag Heuer and he served as Vice-President Global Sales & Retail from 2010 to 2014, focusing on retail growth, channel optimization and consumer experience & innovation. Patrick was also a member of the LVMH Retail Committee and had a responsibility to coordinate sales strategy between LVMH Watch & Jewelry brands.

He joined Kering Group in September 2017 as Chief Executive Officer of Ulysse Nardin. In 2018, he became CEO for Girard-Perregaux as well, another brand of the Kering Group.

Patrick Pruniaux was a speaker at Dubai Watch Week’s Horology Forum:

  1. Control Freak (Nov. 24, 2019)