Bremont Watch Company appoints Gareth Morris as Group CEO
Bremont announces the appointment of Gareth Morris as Group Chief Executive Officer. Gareth, who has previously held the position of Managing Director at Links of London and Hackett, will be starting the role on the 4th April 2016. As Bremont continues to grow rapidly on the global stage with distribution in over 20 countries, two of its own manufacturing facilities , four of it own boutiques, and partnerships with the likes of Jaguar, Boeing and the America’s Cup, the Board of Directors felt that the time was right to bring in an individual with Gareth’s track record and pedigree to help manage the Company’s growth ambitions.
Nick English, Bremont Co-Founder commented: “The growth of Bremont over the past ten years has been incredibly exciting and very involved. Giles and I are thrilled to be welcoming someone of Gareth’s experience, especially within the luxury sector, into the role as CEO. Working closely alongside Giles and myself Gareth will manage Bremont’s development into a major global player in the luxury watch industry.”
Gareth Morris: “This is such an incredible opportunity. Bremont is a truly authentic British luxury brand passionate about watch making on these shores. Although British, it is very much international in its outlook, and I look forward to helping develop and grow the business with Nick, Giles and the Board.”
The Chairman of the Company, John Ayton MBE, said: “I have worked alongside Gareth in the past and am delighted to again. He is an extremely capable leader who will help us realise the exciting future that awaits us’’
Bremont is an award-winning British luxury watch brand, manufacturing mechanical watches in Henley-on-Thames, England. Bremont is also making considerable investment with its UK watch making and manufacturing and at the end of 2014 launched a new facility in Silverstone to manufacture case and movement components. Co-founded by brothers Nick & Giles English in 2002, Bremont has made a substantial impact on the watch industry in a very short period of time. The brand remains true to its original principles of; British, Aviation, Engineering and Adventure.