Dr. h.c. Nayla Hayek
Nayla Hayek, Swiss citizen, Dr h.c. European University Montreux, Montreux, is Chair of the Board of Directors of Swatch Group since June 30, 2010. Mrs Nayla Hayek has been on the Board of Directors of Swatch Group since 1995; from May 12, 2010 she was Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors. As a member of the World Arabian Horse Organization (WAHO), and as international Arabian horse judge, Mrs Hayek’s top-level contacts contribute to many of the business and promotional activities of Swatch Group and she is responsible for the local organization in Dubai (Swatch Group Middle East) on site. In the middle of 2007, her advisory mandate was converted into an employment agreement. Following the signature of collaboration agreements with Tiffany & Co., New York, Mrs Hayek has taken over the operational leadership of the new business entity Tiffany Watches, which was incorporated on January 22, 2008 (Tiffany Watch Co. Ltd). As Board member of the Hayek Group, she is responsible for Hayek Immobilien AG and Hayek Engineering AG (HEAG). Mrs Hayek is member of the Board of Directors of Rivoli Investments L.L.C.,Dubai, where she represents the interests of Swatch Group, as well as member of the Board of Directors of Belenos Clean Power Holding Ltd. She holds no official function or political office.