Manama, 19 April 2015 – Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen celebrated the anniversary of its first boutique in Bahrain’s Moda Mall, together with its partner, Asia Jewellers. Special guests at this unique event were IWC brand ambassador and MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One™
Team driver Nico Rosberg as well as Head of Mer cedes-Benz Motorsport, Toto Wolff.
Located in the heart of Manama, Moda Mall is the perfect fit for IWC Schaffhausen’s boutique, which just celebrated its first anniversary. Karoline Huber, Brand Director IWC Schaffhausen Middle East and India, said: “We are thrilled to be celebrating this occasion together with our dear partner Asia Jewellers and our brand ambassador Nico Rosberg. Our aim is to offer our clients and watch collectorsunique, memorable experiences and allow them to truly discover
the universe of IWC Schaffhausen.” Speaking about the occasion, the CEO of Asia Jewellers, Mr Mohammed Jaffar, added: “We are extremely pleased and honoured to be associated with IWC. We have been partners for 40 years now, and we look forward to many more years of our partnership.”
SPECIAL GUEST NICO ROSBERG
To mark the boutique’s anniversary, MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One™ Team driver Nico Rosberg was in attendance as guest of honour. Talking about his visit, he said: “I am delighted to be part of this IWC event in Manama. It’s always a pleasure to visit IWC boutiques around the world and be part of this family.” During the boutique event, Nico Rosberg and Toto Wolff, Head of Mercedes-Benz Motorsport, entertained the guests in a Q&A session with FORMULA ONE commentator Firas Nimri.Afterwards, they attended a private dinner with a select number of Bahraini IWC watch collectors, who enjoyed an
adrenaline-filled evening racing against the two MERCEDESAMG PETRONAS representatives on a Carrera race track.