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Steven Grotell: Our New Product Designer

by on May 1st, 2010

Steven Grotell, Director of Product Development

We’ve been lucky over the years to be able to hire some really talented people here and our latest is that, but exceptional for his history of great designing for the great designers: Steven Grotell brings his experience from Tiffany’s and Ralph Lauren and his degrees in art and architecture to the shop; his great eye and hand will be shaping designs for our future.

Steven is first nursing our new St. Christopher watch from cradle to wrists, developing the new big date movement and case details that will make the watch better in every way, then directing manufacture of new, in house jewels.


John Reardon: A Legend in the Watch World Joins Betteridge

by on April 1st, 2010

John Reardon, Director of Vintage & Estate Watches

I am delighted to welcome a great friend and longstanding business colleague, John Reardon, to Betteridge. John joins us in a newly created capacity as Director of Vintage & Estate Watches – a role dedicated to assisting customers as their ‘personal curator’ in the assessment and creation of outstanding watch collections.

John’s early passion for all things horological brought him to Sotheby’s New York where he became a noted expert in watches and clocks. After five years in the auction world, he joined Patek Philippe and represented the brand for almost a decade. During this time, he completed writing the first book wholly dedicated to the venerated watchmaker: Patek Philippe in America, published by Cefari Publishing in 2008. It has become an international bestseller in the watch community.