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  • Writer's pictureMarc Jenni

Young Talent Competition

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Date: Januray 16, 2019

Since 2015, F.P. Journe's Young Talent Competition supports young watchmaking students and recent graduates to gain a foothold in the world of independent watchmaking.

The goal to identify and recognize the most talented apprentices in the industry was achieved, and the deserving winner was awarded on a ceremony that took place on the 16th of January at SIHH 2019 in Geneva.

The Jury of the Young Talent Competition is composed of key personalities from the international horological scene:

  • François-Paul Journe, Watchmaker constructor  

  • Philippe Dufour, Watchmaker constructor 

  • Andreas Strehler, Watchmaker constructor 

  • Giulio Papi, Watchmaker constructor 

  • Marc Jenni, Watchmaker constructor 

  • Michael Tay, The Hour Glass Singapore

  • Elizabeth Doerr, Watch Journalist


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