Prestigious Swiss watch manufacture Vacheron Constantin announces the appointments of Juan Carlos Torres as non-executive President, and of Louis Ferla as CEO. They will be assuming their respective duties on April 1st 2017.
Juan Carlos Torres joined Vacheron Constantin in 1981 and has been CEO since 2005. He will be stepping down from operational management to take up his new responsibilities as non-executive President on March 31st 2017. Louis Ferla, the current Managing Director Sales & Marketing at Vacheron Constantin, will be taking up his post as CEO on April 1st 2017.
About Louis Ferla
A Frenchman with a Swiss wife and two children, Louis Ferla has spent 17 years in Asia, mainly China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, as well as four years in the Middle East. He began his career in the Richemont group in 2001, where he successively served Alfred Dunhill as Area Sales Manager in Hong Kong and General Manager in Taiwan. In 2006, he was appointed General Manager Taiwan for Cartier International, before taking charge of the Middle East region and India as Regional Director, and becoming CEO for China.
In 2015, he served as International Business & Client Development Director of Cartier International, before joining Vacheron Constantin. Louis Ferla is a graduate of the École supérieure de commerce et development 3A in Lyon, and of the National Taiwan University in Taipei.