Hartmut Kraft has been appointed head of Kering’s North American luxury watch division, effective immediately. In his role, Harmut will manage Swiss watch manufacturer Ulysse Nardin Inc. and Tradema of North America. He will additionally oversee the brands Girard-Perregaux and JeanRichard.
Kraft joins Kering from DKSH Luxury Lifestyle North America, where he served as president and chief executive officer. Prior to this, Kraft worked as president and ceo of Chronoswiss of North America.