Of Swiss-Italian origins, Marco Tedeschi was born on April 29, 1985, in Geneva- Switzerland where he grew up and attended school in a region labeled as a cradle of Swiss watchmaking. As a child, he went to his father’s jewellery store every Saturday to admire the watches of the biggest Swiss brands, seeking to understand how their mechanical
In 2001, he enrolled at the Technical School of the Vallée de Joux (ETVJ) to train as a microtechnology draftsman, specializing in watchmaking, and acquiring technical professional maturity in the process. Marco spent most of his vacations interning at Franck Muller, where he went through all departments in order to learn the tricks of the trade. In 2004, he received both degrees with honors and entered the Engineering School of Geneva, where he graduated at the age of 22, with a bachelor’s degree in microtechnical, design and surface engineering.
In 2006, it was a meeting with Jean-Claude Biver, crucial turning-point for his future, that encouraged him to join Hublot. Marco submitted a project to Biver on an innovative movement he had developed in his spare time while attending engineering school. Satisfied by the young man’s notable accomplishment, Jean-Claude Biver asked Marco to join Hublot beginning 2007 while he was still in engineering school, and appointed him Product Manager. As part of his duties, Marco Tedeschi was in charge of watch design, technical studies, prototyping and production. He also handled product interface with the various departments: production, after-sales service, retail, marketing and sales, as well as the legal department. He was also responsible for the management of Hublot’s technical office and contributed to the creation of new product lines such as the Classic Fusion and the King Power, as well as the development of the Unico movement. He also represented the brand in some emerging markets such as Latin America and the Middle East.
In May 2011, Marco was named Head of the Middle East and Africa markets, in charge of implementing and developing the brand strategy in this very promising area. He set a marketing strategy tailored specifically for the Arab world by organizing exclusive events and creating the first social media accounts for a luxury watch brand. He also expanded the network of Hublot boutiques in those regions while always choosing the most prestigious
In addition to his regional responsibilities, Marco is the brand’s Creative Manager. As a member of the product creation committee, he collaborates closely with Jean-Claude Biver, LVMH Group-President of the Watches Division and Hublot-Chairman of the board,