Swatch Will Create 1,000 Jobs This Year, Hayek Tells Der Sonntag

Swatch Group AG (UHR) will probably create more than 1,000 new jobs this year, among them at least 500 in Switzerland, Chief Executive Officer Nick Hayek told Der Sonntag in an interview.

The company wants to come “as close as possible” to reaching 8 billion francs ($8.9 billion) in revenue this year, Hayek was quoted as saying by the Swiss newspaper.

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