Rémy Julia was appointed as Christie’s Dubai’s regional specialist for watches in the summer of 2014. He comes to Christie’s with more than 10 years of experience working with luxury brands in brand management and business development roles. Since 2009 he has been heading the Commercial Development in the Middle East and Indian Sub Continent of Vacheron Constantin- the world’s oldest Haute Horlogerie manufacture with almost 260 years of uninterrupted history- part of the Richemont Group.
His intimate knowledge of one of the world’s leading watchmakers ensures that Rémy is well placed to advise Christie’s Middle Eastern clients on the purchase and consignment of watches from and for Christie’s auctions around the world.
He will also play a key role in bringing Christie’s bespoke design & search service, as well as Christie’s Private Sales in the region.
Rémy speaks French, Spanish, English and some Arabic and Indie. He has travelled extensively all over the world since a young age and has a deep knowledge of Middle Eastern culture due to his long residency in the region.
His advisory service is appreciated and acknowledged by some of the largest collectors in the region and his presence in each international auctions makes him a strong contact for every watch enthusiasts and established collectors willing to participate is the most renowned Watches Auctions around the globe.
Christie’s first opened an office in Dubai in 2005 and began holding bi-annual sales the following year. Today Dubai is a regular and important selling centre on the international auction calendar with the bi-annual auctions of Watches and Modern and Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish Art, achieving sales of over $250 million.