After 10 years of importing luxury Swiss watches into Australia, current Chairman Eric van der Griend founded Watches of Switzerland in 1997. Today, Watches of Switzerland remains a family-owned company, with Sam van der Griend (Managing Director) and Ed van der Griend (Rolex Melbourne Boutique Manager) involved in the business employing over 40 experts on 17 supreme brands across 5 luxury boutiques.
Our vision has always been to provide:
- Professional advice
- Service excellence
- The most current and complete collections.
- Exclusive timepieces
- Comprehensive after sales service
Our relationships with our clients extend well beyond the international warranty periods for sales or service. This includes invitations to major Australian events, product launches, access to limited editions, exclusive offers and promotional gifts.
Our showrooms have been officially authorised by the world’s most exclusive brands: Rolex, A. Lange and Sohne, Baume and Mercier, Blancpain, Breguet, Breitling, Cartier, Dior, Hublot, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Longines, Panerai, Piaget, TAG Heuer, Tudor, and Vacheron Constantin.