He died peacefully in Geneva at the age of 87 years. His departure upsets and overwhelms an entire family, his wife, his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The success of RAYMOND WEIL is built on the incredible determination, courage and the vision of its founder, Mr. Raymond Weil who was born in Geneva in 1926, after commercial maturity. His first job was in a service company and then he joined at Camy Watch in 1949. Camy watch is a Geneva watch company.
This critical stage of his career marked forever his passion for watch making, and augurs the rest of his career. Passionate about his work, Raymond Weil quickly took over the management of the company, to which he devoted twenty-six years of his life. In 1976, in the midst of watch making crisis, he decided to create his own company. This vision led him to wear the colors of the Swiss watch making know-how, while making her accessible to as many creations. With enthusiasm and experience, he implements his brand across the world through a strong network of partners, and his relational unusual ability.
Raymond Weil was a wonderful, kind and gentle man. He was above all a genuine generosity. Under his leadership, any accommodation will confirm its status as a renowned brand, representing today, more than ever, one of the flagships of the Swiss watch making industry. He was recognized by all as a reference of the world of watch making.
Raymond Weil has served important functions in several professional organizations. He has been the President of the Union of Manufacturers Geneva Watch making, Vice President of Training Center Horlogerie (CFH) in Lausanne, and a member of the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry (FH) and various business associations.
Until 1995, Raymond Weil has chaired the Exhibitors’ Committee of the World Watch and Jewellery Show in Basel. Driven by an exceptional destiny, Raymond Weil has demonstrated throughout his life, to visionary thinking, independence of mind and admirable determination. His passion and innovative ideas continue to influence the work within business teams and inspire each employee. Raymond Weil has left the board of the company in September 2013. He left it to her step-son Olivier Bernheim, as well as those of his grandchildren Elie and Pierre Bernheim son.