Diana started her career with the International Committee of the Red Cross during the first Russo-Chechen conflict. She was then involved in various humanitarian projects in Asia, Africa and the Middle East for the next 14 years. From 2008 to 2018, as CSR Manager at Chopard, Diana established and oversaw various initiatives related to supply chains, environmental protection, work-life balance and philanthropic missions of the group. Today Diana leads the Swiss Better Gold Association, a pioneering network of representatives from the financial, watchmaking and other industries involved in the Swiss gold sector. SBGA supports artisanal and small-scale producers in their sustainable development and facilitates the establishment of responsible supply chains between these producers and the market.
Sustainability Project Manager for 4 years at Panatere, and graduate with a CAS in Sustainable Luxury Management, at SUMAS, Sustainability Management School in Gland. Head of International Luxury Division & Partner - Upfluence: Influencer Marketing strategies and digital campaign launches via social networks for luxury brands Several years of experience in Marketing/Communications for watch brands (TAG Heuer/Hautlence)
Education : Certified Public Accountant Executive MBA in Sustainable Management Master in Economics Bachelor in Finance Activity : Sustainability auditor (accreditations for EcoEntreprise, Responsible Jewelry Council, London Bullion Market Association and Fairmined). Financial auditor Money laundering auditor. Career: 15 years with Ernst & Young then 11 years with Mazars - Topics covered : Responsible sourcing of precious stones Knowledge and methodology of auditing a supply chain Risks in conflict zones (Russia, Zimbabwe, DRC...) Help to local communities
Vicken Bayramian, a lawyer specialized in trading law, is co-founder with Alec Avedisyan (EPFL) of Cryptolex, one of the pioneer companies in DLT and Blockchain in Geneva. Cryptolex conceptualized and implemented the Blockchain certification technology called Ntity with concrete applications in the fields of documentary credits (the BLC), voting (VOIX) and watchmaking with the first Swiss mechanical watch entirely certified on the Blockchain: MasterBlock (www.masterblock.ch)
Watchmaking technician by training and currently independent watch historian. Active with the brands Bulova, Laboratoire d'Ebauches SA, Jaeger Lecoultre, Ebel, Breguet, Vacheron Constantin. Former president of the Swiss Foundation for Art Crafts (FSMA). Former vice-president of the Swiss Association for Watch Research (ASRH). Member of Chronométrophilia (Swiss Association of Time Measurement), of the French Association of Antique Watchmaking Amateurs and of the Swiss Chronometry Society.
He is the founder and past-president of the JIMH since 1995; of the Journées de Recherche en Marketing Horloger and co-editor of publications on watch marketing. He is a consultant, company director for several companies, mostly watchmaking and industrial, in Switzerland and abroad and lecturer in several universities. As a business economist, his specialty is to act in companies by sharpening the angle of Industrial and Strategic Marketing. He has developed a deep knowledge, a base of experiences and relationships in the watch industry and high technology.
Since the early 1990s, Suren Erkman has contributed to the emergence of the field of industrial ecology, an integrated and economically realistic approach to the implementation of sustainable development. In parallel to his activities as an international consultant and entrepreneur, he has pursued an academic career, notably at the University of Lausanne and the EPFL. He is also co-founder of the sustainability consulting company Sofies-dss+, which has more than a thousand employees in some 40 countries.
The theme of this year’s research is the “eternity” of the watch, open to teachers, students and watchmaking practitioners. The selected contributions are original from a methodological and/or practical point of view and will be appreciated by the scientific committee of the Journées du Marketing Horloger.
25 years of experience in the luxury industry, mainly in the retail and travel retail training departments, led Catherine Sonolet to cross the path of sustainable development, for which she is passionate, and more particularly the challenges of responsible marketing in the luxury sector.
After several experiences in strategy and content creation, Romain Rousseau is now preparing a PhD in Management Sciences (Marketing) at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. He is working on the impact of the timelessness of a luxury product on the value perceived by consumers. From an exploratory approach, his work seeks to clarify the meaning of the term "timeless" in the context of marketing sciences, and then to understand its impact on the various dimensions of perceived value. Romain teaches History of Luxury and Marketing at Audencia.
Doctorate from the University of the Sorbonne Paris III Professor authorized to supervise research in Management Sciences Professor at Hassan II University of Casablanca TEACHING AND RESEARCH AREAS Brand management. Brand content and brand stories. Marketing design and advertising: Marketing and semiotic approach. AREAS OF EXPERTISE Brand strategy. Communication. Semiotic analysis.