“I am delighted to be joining Digital Luxury Group,” says William Rohr. “Their WorldWatchReport™ is the absolute reference of the watch industry, and they are on their way to achieve the same with their World Luxury Index™."
New York, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2013
William Rohr, the Managing Director of TimeZone.com, the world’s largest watch discussion forum on the Internet and a Watch Consultant for Bonhams, the British auction house, has joined Digital Luxury Group, the first international company dedicated exclusively to the design and implementation of digital strategies for luxury brands, as a new Non-Executive Partner.
David Sadigh, Founder and CEO of Digital Luxury Group (DLG) says, “William is one of the most knowledgeable people in the watch industry. As a contributor to DLG’s WorldWatchReport™ the last two years, he brought an international perspective and rare insights which have been highly appreciated by our clients.”
In his capacity as new Non-Executive Partner, Mr. Rohr will act as an Advisor to DLG’s Management Team while also contributing to the World Luxury Index™, a trusted and international standard to measure the evolution of the luxury goods market.
“I am delighted to be joining DLG,” says Mr. Rohr. “Their WorldWatchReport™ is the absolute reference of the watch industry, and they are on their way to achieve the same with their World Luxury Index™. I was impressed to see that beyond watchmakers like Patek Philippe or PIAGET, Digital Luxury Group was also advising brands like Four Seasons and Trussardi especially in highly strategic markets like China.”
Digital Luxury Group (DLG) is the first international company to provide luxury industry market intelligence (such as the World Luxury Index™ and WorldWatchReport™) and use this strategic viewpoint to create and implement unique digital marketing and communication strategies for luxury brands. With headquarters in Geneva, the company has offices in New York and Shanghai.
William Rohr, who has been with TimeZone.com since its founding in 1995, has been a passionate collector of watches from an early age and an active participant in the world of horology as a collector, consultant and auctioneer. He is an advisor to EAMR, a London-based investment advisory boutique. Previously, Mr. Rohr was the Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director of Antiquorum SA, a leading Horological Auction House. While working for the European investment bank, Credit Lyonnais, now merged with Credit Agricole CIB, and later founding PIB Advisors, a Real Estate Investment and Consulting Firm, Mr. Rohr served as a consultant to luxury department stores, advising clients such as Barney’s New York.
Mr. Rohr holds a BS and Master’s degree from New York University Stern School of Business.