Diarmuid Bland
Diarmuid Bland
SVP Fossil Innovation Team / Fossil Group / Hong Kong

35 year + Watch Professional with experience in multiple business categories, specialising in Product Development, Sourcing & Design. Multi-lingual British national, born and brought up in HK, and schooled also in Switzerland as well as the UK. After 16 years working in HK for several well renowned watch companies, in differing roles including establishing a JV company, UVW Ltd., spent 8 years in the US followed by 6 years in CH working for Fossil Inc., a major Design & Development Group, responsible primarily for their watch Design and Product Development. Moved back to HK in 2011 as SVP of the Fossil Innovation Team based in Fossil East.

Specialties: Understanding brand DNA and applying that knowledge to commercially successful product development. Big Sky product direction in materials, new and emerging technologies.

Session: Forum 3 – Innovating Health Experience

Date: 16 Jun