Watchfinder & Co. names Arjen van de Vall as CEO

Watchfinder & Co. (Watchfinder) has appointed Arjen van de Vall as CEO. 

He joined Watchfinder on 1 April 2021 after spending the previous seven years at Japanese e-commerce, fintech, digital content and communications company Rakuten. Speaking of his appointment, van de Vall said, “I am truly honoured to be joining the company as it is a clear industry leader that has led by example over the last 19 years. It’s a really exciting time to be joining the business. The company is embarking on significant international growth in what has proven to be a rapidly growing and evolving industry."

Watchfinder's co-founder Matt Bowling, who held the position of interim CEO for the last year, remains firmly within the business and will work alongside van de Vall overseeing business operations and supporting the continued growth of the business.

“We are delighted to have him on board. He brings a wealth of digital expertise into the group and, more specifically, Watchfinder. His international experience will be instrumental in guiding the continued evolution and expansion of Watchfinder and further untapping its tremendous potential,” commented Jérôme Lambert, CEO of Richemont Group. 


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