The WorldWatchReport™ includes contributions from a network of world-famous watch experts, who bring market-specific knowledge and insights to the report.

How are contributions integrated?
Raw market trends collected by Digital Luxury Group are submitted to the contributors for analysis.
The insights provided by the experts are then carefully reviewed for neutrality and relevance by
Digital Luxury Group’s team of analysts and finally included as quotes within the report.
List of contributors

Anita Khatri

Luxury Consultant and Mission Delegate

India Market Fondationde la Haute Horlogerie, India

Antoine Pin

General Manager

TAG Heuer Japan & South Korea

Ariel Adams

Founder & Editor In Chief

aBlogtoWatch, USA

Benjamin Clymer


Hodinkee, USA

Carles Sapena


Europa Star Horalatina, Spain

Carlo Ceppi

European Sales Manager

Officine Panerai, Italy

Carlos Alonso

Editor in Chief

Tiempo de Relojes and Director, SIAR, Mexico

Carlos Ferreirinha


MCF Consultoria, Brazil

Dmitry Yeremeev

General Director

Richemont Russia

Henri Liu

Editor in Chief

World Brand Introduction and Operation, China

Ian Skellern

Technical editor

Quill & Pad, Switzerland

James Gurney



Joseph Chu

Honorary Consultant

Prince Jewellery and Watch Co. Ltd
Advisor of Federation of Hong Kong Watch Trades & Industries

Laurent Picciotto


Chronopassion, France

Luana Carcano

MBA Director

Full-Time Track in Luxury Business Management, SDA Bocconi, Italy

Omar Chaoui

General Manager

Alfardan Jewellery Co., Doha/Qatar

Pascal Ravessoud

Director of Missions & General Secretary of the Cultural Council

FHH, Switzerland

Richard Courbrant

President & CEO


Sean Li

Editorial Director

Revolution, Hong Kong

Steven Kaiser

President & CEO

Kaiser Time Inc., USA

Thierry Castagna

President & Founder

La Cote des Montres, France

William Bai

Editor-in-Chief and Founder

WatchTraveler, China

William Rohr

Managing Director

Timezone, USA

Yury Khnychkin

Contributing Editor Watches

Robb Report, Russia

Selection criteria
To guarantee the neutrality and relevance of the report,
Digital Luxury Group has defined 4 strict selection criteria for contributors:
The current pool of contributors is composed of a well-balanced set of retailers, marketing managers, journalists, academics and analysts. This diversity of profiles aims at favoring the cross-checking of information through multidisciplinary approaches and perspectives.
The selected contributor must have a proven world-renowned expertise in the watchmaking field
The selected contributor must be recommended by either a renowned watch institution – a major luxury group or a member of Digital Luxury Group’s team of analysts.
The selected contributor’s expertise must be validated by at least two existing contributors
All contributors must remain independent and objective, relying on facts and not on their subjective perception of events.