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Sotheby’s Appoints Thomas Perazzi as Deputy Director of the European Watch Department

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May 2012

As a strong addition to Sotheby’s global watch team, Thomas Perazzi, appointed Deputy Director of the European Watch Department, joins Sotheby’s from his position as specialist at an auction house specialising in horology.

Mr. Perazzi began his career in the industry in 2006, further developing his strong interest in Omega and Rolex watches as well as vintage wristwatches made between 1940 and 1970. Mr. Perazzi will strengthen Sotheby’s existing team in Europe with his solid expertise and strong relations to Italy, a key centre in the watch auction market in Europe.

Tim Bourne, Worldwide Head of Watches, notes, “Thomas Perazzi will be bringing a depth of knowledge and significant client experience, especially in Italy. I very much look forward to working closely with him and Geoffroy Ader, our European Head of Department.”

Geoffroy Ader, Head of Watches, Sotheby’s Europe, added: “Through his deep knowledge of the vintage and modern wristwatches, Thomas Perazzi will reinforce our existing team in Europe”.