Following the measures announced yesterday by Swiss Federal Council to stop the coronavirus infection, the production of watches by various maison including: Rolex, Girard-Perregaux, Hublot e Ulysse Nardin, it will stop for a few weeks. At present, the priority for the Geneva brands is exclusively the safety of their employees.
This is what a spokesperson to the Awp Agency has indicated, who also added that the timing of the return to production could postpone further, depending on the evolution of the situation and the recommendations of the authorities.
the brand Rolex, Led by Jean-Fréderic Dufour, did not disclose the number of employees affected by the provision. In any case, on its website, Rolex itself reports that it employs 6.000 people in Switzerland.
The goal for everyone right now more than ever is to better protect employees and their families in the context of the coronavirus pandemic.