Industry News: Rolex USA President & CEO Allen Brill Dead Just after Fight With Lung Cancer
Posted Dec 17 2010 6:54am
In really sad business news, the President and CEO of Rolex USA, Allen Brill, passed away over the weekend. Brill was diagnosed with lung cancer simply six weeks before.
Allen Brill took the reigns of Rolex USA, one of the several luxury industry's most powerful groups, in 2004 once Walter Fischer moved on towards the position of Chairman. Brill's funeral took destination yesterday and few details were provided. You could possibly read Allen Brill's obituary totally from the Brand new York Times.
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It's black Friday, and we're certain a great number of of you might be hot on the case for a holiday gift, for yourself. We've spoken a great number of times regarding the popularity of the J.Crew / Timex collaboration, and provided you with alternatives in the past, both vintage and modern-day. But yet, people sound to get over the J.Crew timepieces, and well, it's regarding time many of you upgraded to something that's acceptable of being passed down towards your son.
The IWC Mark XI would the military piaget watch. Sure, it's not ludicrously priced just like all those Rolex military sections, but yet it has accurate battle-proven records, as an important part of the British, South African, Aussie, and Kiwi forces, and features a famously strong activity (*it was always the first of all watch auctioned on the internet, but yet that's another tale) The IWC Cal 89, enclosed in a smooth iron cage was, taken into consideration a extremely precise and strong timepiece suitable for all sorts of mission.
Basically, this is a seriously bad-ass and heralded military timepiece totally from a make that's also got chops in today's times. This particular example is being offered in December for an estimate of $3500-$5000.