Ambassadors

Ambassadors
Fighting for Peace

Bill Clinton
Former Pdt of the USA

When Bill Clinton went to Tokyo, he went to Douze, one of the jewelry boutiques where Quinting is found in Japan. Once there he sought out the Dove of Geneva. “The use of force and intelligence are not inevitably exclusive one of the other” (Bill Clinton) He is now wearing the Dove of Geneva n° 001, the USA piece.

Samuel Schmid
Former Pdt of Switzerland

On June 5th 2006, Samuel Schmid (President of Switzerland in 2005) was given the Dove of Geneva by Quinting’s president, Pascal Berclaz. This was a gift from the UN’s ambassador club of Geneva. In front of more than 500 people, Samuel Schmid was honored to promote Peace with the Dove of Geneva like Pascal Couchepin and Joseph Deiss.

Pascal Couchepin
Former Pdt of Switzerland

Pascal Couchepin was elected as President of Switzerland in 2003 and 2008. He is also a former member of the Swiss Federal Council (1998 - 2009). On the September 29th 2003, he was given the famous Dove of Geneva by Quinting’s President Pascal Berclaz. This prestigious gift was presented by the UN ambassador club from Geneva.

Maurice Leuenberger
Former Pdt of Switzerland

Moritz Leuenberger was first a lawyer and a member of the Swiss socialist party. He was also a member of the Swiss Federal Council from 1995 to 2010 as a representant of the Social Democratic Party (SPS/ PSS). He was elected President of Switzerland in 2001 and 2006. After his election, he retook the Federal Department of the Environment, transports, energy and communication.

Joseph Deiss
Former Pdt of the UN

On December 14th 2009, Joseph Deiss was designated the future president of the 65th session of the General assembly of the United Nations. His official debut was September 14th 2010. The CEO’s club of Geneva offered the famous Quinting chronograph “The Dove of Geneva” to the Swiss President, Joseph Deiss in November 2004.

Abdelaziz Bouteflika
Pdt of Algeria

The Algerian President succeeded in re-establishing civil peace and security in his country. Quinting's Dove of Geneva, peace symbol par excellence, was offered to him by the Swiss-Algerian Chamber of Commerce and Industry during the opening of the Swiss stand of the 38th Algerian International Fair, which is the most important annual economic event in Algeria.

Kofi Annan
7th Secretary General of UN

The prestigious World Organization for Peace (WOFP), whose members include note-worthy personalities like Bill Clinton and Nelson Mandela, chose Quinting to reward Kofi Annan’s commitment to the fight for Peace in the world. Kofi Annan, Secretary General of the United Nations (from 1997 to 2006) and Nobel Peace Prize winner, is a distinctive dignitary of the peace.

Kateryna Yushchenko
Ukraine's First Lady

Kateryna Yushchenko is the wife of former President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko. As the former special assistant to the Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, she was touched by Quinting's fight for peace. She used to work in the White House and is now involved in charity.

Vladimir Putin
Pdt of Russia

Vladimir Putin, one of the most popular men in Eastern Europe, was President of Russia from 2000 to 2008. He was also rime Minister from 1999 to 2000 and from 2008 to 2012. He is currently once again President of Russia and recommended Quinting in one of the most famous russian business magazines, as a symbol of peace.

Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa
Prime Minister of Bahrain

During Bahrain’s International Fair, 6 Dove of Geneva chronographs, intended for the 6 countries of Middle East that are part of the United Nations, were showcased in the middle of central alley of Hall 1. The 6 countries and their numbers are the following: Saudi Arabia (18), Kuwait (113), Bahrain (129), Qatar (131), Oman (132), and the United Arab Emirates (133).

Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei
Former Vice Pdt of Iran

Multi-faceted man, Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei was all at once Head of Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization (2005 - 2009), First Vice President of Iran (2009) and Head of the Presidential Center (2009 - 2011). He is now the Chief of Staff of the President of Iran and is closely related to the actual President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Henri Proglio
EDF's CEO

Born in Antibes, France, of Italian origins, Henri Proglio is one of the most important figures of management in the Environment sector. Chairman and CEO of the Compagnie Générale des Eaux since 1990, he became in 1999 Chairman and CEO of Veolia Water and then Chairman of Veolia Environment in 2000. He is now Chairman and CEO of Électricité de France (EDF).

Ambassadors
from Arts and Sports

Sepp Blatter
Pdt of FIFA

In June 2010, Mr. Sepp Blatter, president of FIFA, became an owner of a Quinting watch. This man, who possesses absolute power in the world of football, chose a strong symbol to launch the World Cup: The Dove of Football. Under the presidency of Mr. Blatter, FIFA defined its priorities: to develop governance and propose transparency in the world of football.

Tina Kandelaki
TV Star, Russia

Born in Georgia, Tina wears now different hats in Russia, particularly journalist, TV and radio presenter or producer. She notably graduated from the Foreign Affairs Department of the Russian State University for the Humanities in 2008. Woman of medias she is also the co-owner of Apostol Media Group, a diversified media company offering PR services and TV-programs.

Michelle Ye
Movie Star, Hong Kong

Originally from China, Michelle Ye Xuan is a Hong Kong actress raised in USA until age of ten. She won Miss China International title in 1999, representing New York. Then began her actress career with more than fifty TV and cinema productions. She recently won a Hong Kong Film Awards for Best Supporting Actress and started her own production society.

Christophe Soumillon
Jockey, Belgium

Absolute record holder of the horse races won in France in the same season (226, in 2005), Christophe is one of the rare jockeys with more than 1’000 victories in France. Married since 2006 to Sophie Thalmann, Miss France 1998, he is one of the greatest jockeys still in competition, with notable victories in Dubai, Vincennes or Japan amongst others.

Eric Legrix
Jockey, France

International competitor, this French jockey used to live in Hong Kong. He won many high-level races such as the Queen Elizabeth II Cup, the Lonchamp Group 1 flat horse race “Prix du Cadran”, the North-American Breeders’ Cup Team or the Hong Kong Derby. He is now using his high technical skills as a totally special and highqualified trainer.

Roger Clemens
Pitcher, USA

Roger Clemens is one of the greatest pitchers in the History of American baseball. He totalizes 354 victories in Major League Baseball, what is the best result since 1950. From the Boston Red Sox to the Yankees, he won seven Cy Young Awards, the AL Most Valuable Player Award, the All-Star Game MVP Award in 1986 and the World Series titles with the Yankees in 1999 and 2000.

Gérard Depardieu
Actor, France

WIth more than 100 cinemaproductions directed with the biggest names of cinema such as Marguerite Duras, François Truffaut or Ridley Scott, Gérard Depardieu is certainly one of the biggest actors Europe never had. He was recognized for his work with numerous awards such as two Césars for Best Actor, one Golden Globe or one Cannes Film Festival.

Mario Cipollini
Cyclist, Italy

World Road Race Championship winner in 2002, Mario Cipollini is one of the big names of Italian cyclism, thanks to his sprinter skills earning him to win a good number of stages on Tour de France or Giro. He is now retired from sport but doesn’t forget cycling. He amongst others created his own bike frames brand and is a casual consultant for the British Team Vini Santini.

Dmitri Malikov
Rock Star, Russia

Dmitri Malikov is a Russian producer, pianist, composer and singer. Born in Moscow, he draws artistic influences from his parents, as his mother was a dancer and his father a musician. He notably proved his talent winning high-recognized awards: Meritorious Artist of Russia (1999), World Music Award (1995), People’s Gold Grammophones (1996-1999) and Hundred-Percent Hits (1998-2000).

Panzetta Girolamo
TV Star, Japan

TV Star, essayist, author, voice actor, man of fashion; this Italian native lives and works for a while in Japan. Trained architect, he moved to Japan in 1986 and operated to popularize authentic Italian cuisine there. Stepchild of a Fukushima native he is fighting since 2011 tsunami and quake to help the areas hit by the disaster. He never hesitates to appeal for donations when needed.

Miguel Fluxa
Pdt of Iberostar

Miguel Fluxa, a man of exception, carries in his genes the elegance of luxury. This man, with his Quinting watch, created and opened more than 100 luxury hotels, among which are some of the best in the world. But it is the intelligence and kindness in this man that gives him a heart of gold.

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