Fifty Fathoms 60th Anniversary - Press Conference at Baselworld 2013

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Fifty Fathoms 60th Anniversary - Press Conference at Baselworld 2013

Marc A. Hayek, President & CEO of Blancpain welcomed emblematic figures and partners from the diving world who have played, or still play an important role in the discovery of the ocean. The father of the Fifty Fathoms, Jean-Jacques Fiechter, Blancpain President from 1950-1980; David Bennett, National Geographic Vice President; Enric Sala, National Geographic Explorer in Residence; Krov Menuhin, Hans Hass Award Committee President, and also the free-diver Gianluca Genoni gathered to celebrate the anniversary of the first diving watch.  The audience even experienced a live transmission with Laurent Ballesta, currently in expedition with Blancpain in South Africa to encounter the coelacanth, a living fossil.

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