Leica Watches Appoint New Managing Director

Leica Watches Appoint New Managing Director

Henrik Ekdahl is the new Managing Director of Ernst Leitz Werkstätten GmbH, majority owned by Leica Camera AG. 

Prior to working at Ernst Leitz Werkstätten, Henrik held leadership positions working for premium brands globally. Most recently Henrik was Managing Director for the Swiss luxury watch brand IWC Schaffhausen responsible for Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey and Israel. Before this, he held key management roles at both the BMW Group, working for Rolls-Royce and BMW, and the Richemont Group, working for Cartier and IWC Schaffhausen. Returning full circle in his career journey, Henrik previously served as the Area Manager for Eastern Europe at Leica Camera AG from 1996 to 1998. 

“Leica Camera AG has shown tremendous financial results in the recent years. Our brand’s strategic vision is committed to expansion and growth, especially in our own retail worldwide. Mechanics and design are key qualities of the Leica DNA and our watches show these qualities. We are delighted to welcome Henrik back to Leica. His expertise will be pivotal in propelling our company towards even greater heights.”

Dr. Andreas Kaufmann, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Leica Camera AG 

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