Born in 1959 to a Swiss family of watchmakers in the Vallée de Joux, one of the historical birthplaces of watchmaking, Christian Selmoni serves as Artistic Director at Vacheron Constantin. Educated at the Industrial College of Le Sentier, Vallée de Joux, and with a Diploma in Commerce obtained in Lausanne, Switzerland, and a Swiss Federal Diploma for Certified Buyers, Christian Selmoni has conserved a strong attachment to his roots.
Christian Selmoni joined Vacheron Constantin in 1990 as Sales Administration Manager, becoming Purchasing Manager in 1992, and Production & Purchasing Director in 1996, during which time he played a key role in overseeing all aspects of manufacturing and sourcing.
In 2001, he was tasked with incorporating all product-creation aspects of Vacheron Constantin – from concept to final prototypes and product launch – into a unique Product Department, notably responsible for the design and development of the company’s famous 250th anniversary elements.
Born in 1959 to a Swiss family of watchmakers in the Vallée de Joux, one of the historical birthplaces of watchmaking, Christian Selmoni serves as Artistic Director at Vacheron Constantin. Christian Selmoni was appointed Artistic Director at Vacheron Constantin in 2010, with responsibilities including the long-term definition of products and future “product” tendencies for the brand; its creative aspects; as well as the development and consolidation of the Métiers d’Art workshops (artistic crafts such as enamel, engraving, gem-setting and guillochage), together with the Cabinotiers workshop which includes design and development of made-to-order timepieces).
Christian Selmoni is an open-minded individual who appreciates traveling, cultivating his fascination for the many different expressions of the world’s diverse cultures. Living on the shores of Lake Geneva, he greatly appreciates time spent in the Swiss Alps and enjoys sports, particularly skiing during the winter season. He also takes a special interest in Art and Literature.