Ceo of Vacheron Constantin Background Juan-carlos Torres was born in 1956 in the Spanish city of Barcelona to a Cuban mother and Catalonian father who built custom cabinets for a living. From an early age, Torres’ father imbued him with an appreciation for beautiful, one-of-a-kind objects. In 1960 the Torres family moved to Geneva and and at the age of 19 Torres entered the world of horology, becoming an accountant at Camy Watch.
Journey with Vacheron constantin Torres began his career at Vacheron Constantin in 1981 as an accountant. as he proved himself, he was handed more managerial responsibilities and became a driving force behind a number of the company’s key business moves. Torres was named Coo of Vacheron Constantin in 2000. In 2005—on the maison’s 250th anniversary and after 25 years serving the company—torres was given the top job as Ceo.
Formula For success Top-quality watches—both in terms of aesthetics and technicalities—excellent service, and respect for clients and for the work of its artisans are key factors in Vacheron Constantin’s continuing success and prestige, according to Torres. “I stay very committed to cultivating authenticity, loyalty and heritage—values I feel are crucial to the further development of Vacheron Constantin,” says the Ceo, who looks forward to more years serving and growing the company that has become such a big part of his life. Far left: Juancarlos Torres. Left and below: Vacheron Constantin’s iconic Overseas Chronograph with a blue dial