Long live the King! After moving their man to HQ the position of CEO for Audemars Piguet Singapore was vacant. Considering this is one of the most important overseas markets to AP, it was incumbent upon them to fill the vacancy quickly. So here comes Jonathan King. Born in London, United Kingdom, Jonathan has lived in various parts of the world including Boston, New York, the Caribbean, Kenya, Hong Kong and, more recently, Tokyo. Jonathan has also lived in Singapore on two previous occasions, working in the luxury Watch and Jewellery fields. This varied experience has helped him develop a rich multicultural background and strong business acumen.
The King speaks
“I’m thrilled to be back in Singapore, one of Audemars Piguet’s leading markets, heading an excellent team of committed professionals. The Southeast Asia scene is fast-paced and sophisticated, and it brings me much excitement being in this dynamic part of Asia once again," he said. With an MBA in Strategic Management, Jonathan started his career more than 20 years ago in the luxury industry and gained insightful perspectives on the Asian markets. In 2012, Jonathan joined the Audemars Piguet family as Chief Executive Officer of Audemars Piguet Japan. Over the past 5 years, he spear-headed significant projects that brought the brand to new heights in a challenging environment. He will now use his exceptional brand development know-how to lead the Southeast Asia team and enhance the business in the region.