Chronoswiss at Baselworld with New Owners
Coinciding with the 2012 edition of the Baselworld, Chronoswiss is coming under new ownership. The Swiss entrepreneurial family Ebstein is acquiring all shares of Chronoswiss from founder Gerd-Rüdiger Lang. The company’s headquarters is being relocated to the town of Luzern in Switzerland. The German location remains in Karlsfeld. Oliver Ebstein (37) will be the new CEO. Founder Gerd-Rüdiger Lang will continue to support the company also in the future.
A Long-term, Personal Commitment
The Ebsteins, a Swiss entrepreneurial couple, have a great passion for mechanical watches and hope to use their business expertise to propel Chronoswiss into the future – for the long term. "We are really delighted to be taking complete responsibility for the business and the employees, and we intend to commit ourselves in a long-term, personal way. We want to play an active part in shaping the future of this great brand and look forward to working together with the rest of the team in furthering the success of Chronoswiss," shares Oliver Ebstein.
Founder Gerd-Rüdiger Lang Stays on Board
The company’s name and logo will remain unchanged, and all employees will continue working under the new owners. The founder of Chronoswiss, Gerd-Rüdiger Lang, will continue to support the brand with his specialized knowledge in the field of watchmaking.