Every Monday, The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on Hidden Gems: extraordinary women in our industry.

fabienne_lupo copyright c via South China Morning PostToday the focus is on Fabienne Lupo.

What you need to know about Fabienne Lupo and her role:

  1. Ms Lupo is President of the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie. A luxury watch fair which takes place annually – usually January – in Geneva, Switerland. This year had 20,000 visitors and journalists in 5 days attending the 28th edition of the fine watchmaking industry fair.
  2. SIHH is “more connected, more digital” thanks to Fabienne Lupo’s focused efforts.
  3. Her thoughts on being a woman in a male-dominated industry: “Every industry is male-dominated, including watchmaking. I just get on with being a woman in a man’s world.”
  4. Fabienne Lupo’s childhood dream was to be an actress (Source: Discover Out Loud)

Following the success of #SIHH2018 Ms Lupo looks forward to welcoming even more visitors to SIHH in 2019 (January, 14 – 19).

Watch more here – in French, with English subtitles (link).