02 August, 2021

Marianne Henriot

The international sales director of Breitling watches on the brand in India

Marianne Henriot

Do you live by the clock?
Yes, and no. Time is an issue for everyone, especially those in business. But I don’t let the clock keep other things I consider important.

What is this Swiss fixation with watches?
Legends go back centuries. One story holds that the severe winters confined farmers to their homes, compelling them to fiddle with bits and springs which led to Swiss timepieces.

What tells Breitling apart from other Ivy League watches?
Our reliable technical features (especially the mechanical chronograph) and our association with the aeronautical world are our markers.

How long is this association?
It runs parallel with the history of aviation. From 1915 to the present. 

So Breitling is in India.
We have authorised retailers in Mumbai, Delhi, Calcutta, Chennai and Bangalore. 

John Travolta is your ambassador; will there be a local poster boy as well?
We haven’t gone in that direction yet. But I believe several Bollywood actors...

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