Timepieces and people are remarkable within Blancpain. This fact is confirmed by the Revolution Awards 2012 of the specialized and internationally recognized magazine. The award for "The Man of the year" goes to Mr. Marc A. Hayek, President & CEO of Blancpain since 2002 while the prize for "Best complication of the Year" honours the Villeret Traditional Chinese Calendar, the first wristwatch equipped with a traditional Chinese calendar. Its complexity stems as much from the number of indications to be displayed as from the irregular nature of their cycles.
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