At the recent Salon International de la Haute Horlogeriwe (SIHH), Montblanc unveiled actor, Hugh Jackman to be the brand latest international brand ambassador. The coming months will see the famous actor featured on Montblanc’s advertising campaigns and attend their most high profile gigs.
An international celebrity, the Australian actor rose to fame by playing Wolverine in the “X-Men” film series. Since then, he has widened his range through a leading role in the musical “Les Misérables,” for which he won a Golden Globe in 2013, and in the critically acclaimed crime drama “Prisoners.”
“I am delighted to be part of the Montblanc family. I have always admired what the brand stands for, its fascinating history, and the quality and originality of its products,” stated Jackman.
The CEO of Montblanc International, Jerome Lambert shared the same sentiments,” “We are delighted to announce this partnership, and welcome Hugh Jackman into the Montblanc family. He represents all the attributes of the Montblanc brand: elegant, talented, pioneering and committed to the arts. He inspires and enthrals audiences worldwide with the quality of his performances.”
Besides the celebrity announcement, Montblan also announced the debut of their latest luxury timepieces. One that caught everyone’s attention is the Meisterstück Heritage Collection – inspired by the 99 year heritage of the Meisterstück and the best of fine Swiss watchmaking through the minutest of details.
The TimeWalker Chronograph is another exciting announcement – the case is made of carbon fiber middle and titanium lugs, caseback and bezel (DLC-coated). The chronograph function is patented which allows it to measure elapsed intervals to the nearest 1/100 of a second – a function seldom achieved by mechanical timepieces.