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Jalal’s timely tips on the latest trends

March 13 - 19, 2019

Gulf Weekly Jalal’s timely tips on the latest trends

Ilya Sachkov, a Forbes global tech-ranking participant, ‘best-dressed’ man according to GQ Russia and, not to mention, CEO of one of the global leaders in hi-tech security, has become a friend of the brand of Swiss luxury watch manufacture, Parmigiani Fleurier.

The young and gifted, self-made businessman, right, started his company at early 2000s, age just 17, when people used to see cybercrimes only the movies. Group-IB today is in TOP-5 among leaders in its sphere worldwide, protecting banks, consulting governments and working in cooperation with Interpol and Europol.

Frequent flights, time zone changes are all essential attributes of the active life of the founder of one of the world’s largest companies in the fight against cybercrime. That is why Ilya chose for himself the classic model in pink gold with the second time zone Toric Hemisphere Retrograde, the winner of GPHG (Grand Prix Horlogerie de Genève) 2017 in the Travel Time Category.

Endurance sports enthusiast Ilya came to the Parmigiani Fleurier HQ immediately after participating in the Race of Heroes, an extreme sports race with obstacles. Davide Traxler, the watch-making company’s chief commercial officer, said: “Ilya has proven an exceptional commitment to achievement, in business as in sports he always makes the highest effort and expects from himself more than he expects from others. It is also incredibly interesting to discuss traditional watchmaking with a visionary of new technologies – far away worlds come together”.

After visiting the restoration workshops, meeting Michel Parmigiani and the whole team of watchmakers, Ilya said: “The combination of art, tradition and technology and, most importantly, the craftsmanship of the people who create the watch Parmigiani, impressed me.”

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