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Atlanta, GA, United States, 2008/01/12 - PK Time Group, the North American distributor for Swiss watch manufacturers Dubey & Schaldenbrand, Clerc, Aquanautic and Volna, has named Michael Lockett as the new Vice President of Sales for North America and the Caribbean.
PK Time Group, the North American distributor for Swiss watch manufacturers Dubey & Schaldenbrand, Clerc, Aquanautic and Volna, has named Michael Lockett as the new Vice President of Sales for North America and the Caribbean. Lockett replaces Harold “Buddy” Newell, who left the company recently to pursue other interests.
Lockett has more than two decades experience in the watch industry, most recently serving as managing director for Luxury Brand Management, a consulting company for luxury watch brands looking to enter Canada and Mexico. Prior to this, Lockett served as Executive Vice President for Fendi timepieces. He entered the watch industry in the mid eighties as a sales representative for Citizen watches.
“Michael’s expertise in sales and strategic planning is exactly the support PK Time Group needs as we continue to expand both our distributorship and network of retail partners”, said Ken Grazi, Managing Director for PK Time Group. “Under Michael’s leadership, PK Time Group looks forward to providing more resources to Swiss timepiece manufacturers looking to enter the North American market.”
Lockett’s initial strategies for PK Time Group include refocusing the brand within the current retail market and expanding retailer relationships into Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean, areas that are showing increased business for the luxury watch industry.
About PK Time Group
PK Time Group (pktime.com) is the North American distributor of Dubey & Schaldenbrand, Clerc, Volna and Aquanautic watch brands. Established in 1997, PK Time Group is dedicated to introducing emerging European timepieces to North American watch connoisseurs.