- See Also: Parmigiani
Michel Parmigiani is a Swiss watchmaker and watch manufacturer.
Founder of the watch manufacturer Parmigiani under the name Parmigiani Mesure et Art du Temps SA. He was born 1950 in Couvet and spent his youth in the Val-de-Travers, a remote valley in the Swiss canton Neuchâtel.
Michel Parmigiani already made himself a name as an able watch restorer in the 1970s. In 1995, Parmigiani received the prestigious Prix Gaïa Artisanat-Creation award.
With the support of the Sandoz Family Foundation 1996 the watch manufacture Parmigiani Fleurier emerged, which grew rapidly through the acquisition of a wide variety of production centers.