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HUBLOT LAUNCHES LIMITEDEDITION CLASSIC FUSION WITH THE TIMEPIECE COLLECTION SUPPORTING HOPE FOR THE WARRIORS® ORGANIZATION Hublot and New Jersey based retailer, The Timepiece Collection, Ltd., have joined together in support of Hope For The Warriors® – a national non-profit organization that supports post-9/11 service members, veterans, and military families – to raise awareness for the organization by launching the Classic Fusion Chrono Aero Hope For The Warriors® timepiece during a private charity event this December. The Timepiece Collection, Ltd., will serve as the exclusive retailer of the timepiece. Hublot of America Managing Director Jean-Francois Sberro, Timepiece Collection Co-Owners Jeff Khalaf and Michael S. Rosenberg, and Hope For The Warriors® Chief of Staff Emma Walsh unveiled the limited edition Classic Fusion, for which a portion of proceeds will benefit military members and families affected by 9/11. Dan Potenzieri, a Marine Corps and Army Reserve veteran, Presidential Fellow at the CSPC in Washington D.C., and founder of the Medal Of Honor Challenge spoke to the group about the Hope For The Warriors organization. Former Marine, Purple Heart recipient, and native New Yorker Joseph Cedeno joined in the unveiling, to show his support for the organization of which he has been a veteran since 2005. Hope For The Warriors® strives to serve long-term support towards military service members and their families. Through this partnership with the organization and Timepiece Collection, Hublot shares a common commitment to honor and restore the lives of American war heroes and military families, in an effort towards a greater impact by Hope For The Warrior s®. The 25-piece limited-edition Classic Fusion Chrono Aero Hope For The Warriors® features a 45mm polished and satin-finished black ceramic case with a sapphire anti-reflective treatment and the Hope For The Warriors® logo printed on the case-back glass. An army green and black motif is featured throughout the dial, hands and strap to represent the colors of the U.S. military uniform. The dial includes green appliques and a gold-plated counter ring with a skeleton disk. Each piece will be delivered with two interchangeable straps – one black alligator with green stitching and one in green canvas with green stitching. CITIZEN WATCH COMPANY CELEBRATES OPENING OF NEW OFFICE AND SHOWROOM IN NEW YORK CITY Citizen Watch Company of America Inc. officially opened their new office and showroom in the Hippodrome Building in New York City with an Open House event co-hosted by Citizen Brand Ambassadors Kelly Clarkson and Eli Manning. Citizen was thrilled to showcase their beautiful new location and share a night to remember. The new office includes a mock Citizen Retail space, advanced technology and exquisite details such 4K monitors, board rooms with interactive touch boards and product controlled lighting throughout, reflecting the Citizen world-class brand image. Jeffrey Cohen, President of Citizen Watch Company of America remarked, “We are pleased to bring our brand statement, Better Starts Now to life with this outstanding new space. We are particularly pleased to now be able to offer our retail partners a full Citizen experience in the heart of the city.” “We are excited to see what the future holds as we continue to take the brand to new heights in this market,” he added. Among the guests was March of Dimes executive Ruby Wint who accepted a donation from Citizen’s President Jeffrey Cohen together with Kelly Clarkson and Eli Manning. 2016 | WRISTWATCH 123