The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (HH) was incorporated in Berne in the autumn of 2005. It is a private foundation which created by the initiative of three founding members:
1/ Audemars Piguet (represented by Jasmine Audemars)
2/ Girard-Perregaux (represented by Luigi Macaluso)
3/ Richemont Group (represented by Franco Cologni)
The members are all acknowledged professionals and personalities in the field of Fine Watchmaking. HH is intended to play an all-important role of the reinforcement and the growth of the exceptional horology heritage.
Operationally, HH comprises two complementary poles of activity.
1/ The Centre Culturel de la Haute Horlogerie (CCHH) is responsible for the cultural and the institutional activities.
2/ Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) is responsible for the exhibitions and events dedicated to the promotion of Haute Horlogerie.