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Managing Director - Watches & Jewellery

With over 20 years’ global experience managing some of the most prestigious luxury brands in the world, John Burns joined Emerald Group Investments (EGI) in late 2016 to head up the Watches and Jewellery Division.

In two of his most recent roles as Director for Davidoff Luxury Goods and then Commercial Director for the Bremont Watch Company, John was heavily involved in the development and progression of watch and luxury brands industry in China. Prior to that, John worked with esteemed timepiece companies Swatch Group and Omega.

With key strengths in strategic business development and brand awareness, John is responsible for the tactical growth of EGI’s curated portfolio of exceptional watches and jewellery.