Highlights of a landmark career
1st May 1931
Born in Geneva
After his studies as a goldsmith and jeweller and obtaining a Swiss federal diploma, he joins Universal.
SAS Polerouter (Universal)
Gerald Gent creates his own company (Gerald Genta SA)
Royal Oak (Audemars Piguet)
Nautilus (Patek Philippe) and IWC Ingénieur
The Gerald Genta brand receives the prestigious "Hallmark of Geneva", a symbol of excellence and perfection.
1983 à 1999
International development driven by Evelyne Genta.
Gefica Safari watch, quickly becomes an icon in the world of watchmaking.
Exclusive license from Disney to design watches with the characters as decorations on the models.
Retrograde model, inventive piece with original dial.
After five years of R&D, birth of the Grande Sonnerie, considered the most sophisticated watch in the world.
Sale of Gerald Genta SA to the Singaporean company Hour Glass Ltd, which sold it to Bulgari in 2000 (LVMH Group since 2011).
Gerald Genta launched the Gerald Charles brand to enable him to combine his two passions, watchmaking and painting.
Presentation of the bold Maestro Tourbillon Carrée (Gerald Charles). Thirtieth year of production of the Nautilus, which is relaunched with the Nautilus 5711/A model.
17th August 2011
Gerald Genta passes away.
Evelyne Genta creates the Gerald Genta Heritage Association.
Evelyne Genta creates and chairs the Gerald Genta Heritage Association.