when did roger dubuis leave his company?

Apr 13, 2021,11:24 AM

i see most posted about pre and post richemont but curious when he actually left the company 

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It was founded in 1995

 By: ChristianDK : April 13th, 2021-12:24
If I remember correctly RD left in 2004.

2005 according to an article from NY Times...

 By: India Whiskey Charlie : April 13th, 2021-12:59
From that article: "Mr. Dubuis retired from the company in 2005 but, at Mr. Pontroué’s urging, returned as a brand ambassador in 2011. “As an ambassador, Roger was there at product launches to meet with clients and retailers,” Mr. Pontroué said. “It is ra... 

New things

 By: Weems@8 : April 13th, 2021-13:36
Great to read new things about RD. Why? I like the RD watches. I know Roger was an employer at PP as master watchmaker. He set up his own brand. That he left his company in 2005 and retired is new for me. I read the company is a Richemont brand. So RD is ... 

It was independent for most part of its life

 By: Jester : April 16th, 2021-06:23
Currently speaking. Having said that given the relatively low number of watches released under the Richemont era, most of the RD that we see in the secondary market are pre-Richemont and technically independent.

That’s a good way to think of the brand

 By: Jester : April 16th, 2021-06:25
1: RD & Carlo Diaz at the helm 2: Carlos Diaz at the helm 3: Richemont at the helm