Jacques-David LeCoultre takes over production

1900

Elie LeCoultre’s son, Jacques-David LeCoultre (1875-1948) took over management of the watch manufacture after three years spent in the workshops as a watchmaker. A keen lover of sport, music and theatre was to be Director General of LeCoultre & Cie from 1906 until his death in 1948. A man with a prodigious capacity for work, a talented watchmaker, a brilliant businessman, he was to put the Manufacture on the international map.