NEW YORK – Christie’s International, the global leader in the world of fine and rare wristwatches, is pleased to announce Eric Wind has been appointed to join its New York Watch Department as Vice President, Senior Specialist. Eric will bring his experience as a leading voice in the world of watches to assist Christie’s New York and the global team in strategy, marketing, and research, while also providing assistance and advice to clients.
Recognized by collectors around the world for his expertise and approach to evaluating watches, Eric comes to Christie’s after having previously served as a contributor to the leading watch blog HODINKEE for over five years. Eric holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Oxford and a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.
“It is a great pleasure to welcome Eric to the Christie’s International Watch team,” said John Reardon, International Head of Watches. “Eric brings a wealth of knowledge and talent to Christie’s, from evaluating the quality and originality of watches to researching their history. Eric’s enthusiasm and passion for watches, and his incredible knowledge, are clear to anyone that knows him or has read his work. I know that the entire Christie’s International Watch team looks forward to working with him.”
Christie’s, the world's leading art business, had auction sales in 2019 that totalled £4.5 billion / $5.8 billion. Christie’s is a name and place that speaks of extraordinary art, unparalleled service and international expertise. Christie’s offers around 350 auctions annually in over 80 categories, including all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewellery, photographs, collectibles, wine, and more. Prices range from $200 to over $100 million. Christie's also has a long and successful history conducting private sales for its clients in all categories, with emphasis on Post-War & Contemporary, Impressionist & Modern, Old Masters and Jewellery.
Alongside regular sales online, Christie’s has a global presence in 46 countries, with 10 salerooms around the world including in London, New York, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Amsterdam, Dubai, Zürich, Hong Kong, and Shanghai.
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