holding company that is active in the fields of fashion, watches, jewelery and leather goods.
The company manufactures under license from fashion brands such as Esprit Joop and accessories such as wrist watches and jewelry. The holdings include the watch manufacturers Dugena and Junghans and the luxury leather goods manufacturer Goldpfeil (“gold arrow”), which now also manufactures luxury watches.
The European headquarters of the company is located in Offenbach am Main, and it currently has manufacturing facilities in Asia and Germany and employs about 7,600 people. In 2003-2004, the group achieved a turnover of 379 million euros.
CEO and majority shareholder is the German leather goods entrepreneur Hans-Jörg Seeberger. In 2005, EganaGoldpfeil caused headlines with the takeover of traditional shoe manufacturer Salamander from Kornwestheim.
In 2007, the company ran into financial difficulties, and trading in their shares was suspended on July 30. The company's founder and major shareholder Hans-Jörg Seeberger had been away from his post since April for health reasons. He died of cancer on 19 October 2007 at his home in Mallorca.
Tel. 032 / 654 83 33
Fax 032 / 654 83 30
Goldpfeil Genève SA
Rue Céard 8
Tel +41 22 317 79 80
Fax +41 22 317 79 81
- Egana Goldpfeil arbeitet weiter, Bericht in der Frankfurter Rundschau vom 25.8.2008