Baselworld 2019

This year at Baselworld 2019, we were kindly invited by non-other than new Managing Director of Frederique Constant, Niels Eggerding.

Niels Eggerding

In 2014, Niels Eggerding was promoted to Vice President of Sales and Commercial Director of the Frederique constant Group. Under his direction, the Frederique Constant increased its market share globally and successfully built a strong network of 3000 stores worldwide.

In 2018, Niels Eggerding was appointed Managing Director of Frederique Constant SA. He aims to ensure the continuation of the accessible luxury strategy, expand growth via the 2019 extension of the Manufacture in Plan-Les-Ouates Geneva. Moreover, to develop the Frederique Constant brand by using innovative in-house calibers, increasing high-tech smart watch modules and strengthing the Group’s presence around the globe for the years to come.

Mister Eggerding took the time out of his busy schedule and granted us an interview where he talks about the latest novelties released in Baselworld 2019 the brand new Slimline 50-hours Power Reserve.

“Slimline 50-hours Power Reserve.”

The brand new “Slimline 50-hours Power Reserve”, is Frederique Constant’s 28th in-house caliber movement from their manufacture collection. This stunning timepiece features hours, minutes, date display at 6 o’clock and a power reserve of 50 hours all packed in a beautiful in-house movement.

Manufacture Slimline 50-hours Power Reserve range

The “Slimline 50-hours Power Reserve” is available in four models and boasts a 40mm case either in stainless steel or in rose gold-plated stainless steel with different dial colours (silver, dark grey or navy blue), Roman numerals and sunray decoration with hand polished white or black hands. The whole is made complete with an elegant alligator strap with a deployant clasp.

Manufacture Slimline 50-hours Power Reserve range

The result is a watch with a very classic looking feel and touch that provides the best quality-price power reserve function available on the Swiss made watch market.

Interviewed by Pascal Grenacher

Produced by Alberic Virchaux