January 8 2018  |  Fashion, Bags & Accessories

Citizen Watch Company of America Inc. announces J. Kevin Kaye as united President

By Jas Ryat



J. Kevin Kaye has been announced as the President of the four Canadian companies under the Citizen Watch Company of America umbrella

Citizen Watch Company of America Inc. (CWA) parent company of Citizen Watch Company of Canada, Ltd., Bulova Watch Company Ltd., Alpina, and Frédérique Constant announced that the four Canadian companies have been united under one President, J. Kevin Kaye.

The Canadian division of Citizen Watch Company was opened in 1992 under J. Kevin Kaye’s leadership. During this time, he has overseen sales, marketing, product development, distribution, and finance.

Kaye comments, “This will enable us to make a clear, united leadership position in the Canadian marketplace among our brands: Citizen, Bulova, Alpina, and Frédérique Constant.”

Jeffrey Cohen, President of CWA, explained, “This announcement will allow each brand to gain from enhanced productivity, updated systems and processes, increased knowledge sharing and best practices resulting in increased market share and sales revenues.”

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