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Rolex SA
Private
Industry Watch manufacturing
Founded London, United Kingdom
(1905; 115 years ago (1905))
(Wilsdorf and Davis)
1915 (Rolex Watch Co. Ltd)
1920 (Montres Rolex S.A.)
Founder
  • Hans Wilsdorf
  • Alfred Davis
Headquarters ,
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Bertrand Gros (Chairman)
Jean-Frédéric Dufour (CEO)
Products Watches
Production output
More than 800,000 pieces (2016)
Revenue $4.6 billion (2016)
Number of employees
6,000+
Parent Hans Wilsdorf foundation
Subsidiaries Montres Tudor SA

Rolex is a Swiss company that makes watches and additional things for their watches. Their watches are often used as a status symbol. The watches are also often counterfeited, meaning people make fake watches that look like Rolexes, but are not.

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