Award-Winning Australian Actor Becomes Face of The Luxury Brand
Geneva, 20th January 2014 – During the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, Montblanc announced Hugh Jackman as its global brand ambassador. The awardwinning Australian stage and screen actor will be featured in the luxury brand’s forthcoming advertising campaign and act as an ambassador in all international markets with the exception of the United States.
Born in Sydney, Hugh Jackman has proven his incredible versatility as an actor, taking on roles on both stage and on screen. He won critical acclaim for his role as Jean Valjean in “Les Misérables” for which he won a Golden Globe in 2013, and was nominated for an Academy Award. In addition to his acting skills, Jackman has won awards for his outstanding presenting skills, including a Primetime Emmy for his work at the 59th Tony Awards in 2005. He reprised his role as “The Wolverine” in 2013, and will star in “X-Men: Days of Future Past” to be released in May, 2014.
Montblanc International CEO Jérôme Lambert said: “We are delighted to announce this partnership, and welcome Hugh Jackman into the Montblanc family. He represents all the attributes of the Montblanc brand: elegant, talented, pioneering and committed to the arts. He inspires and enthrals audiences worldwide with the quality of his performances.”
Global Brand Ambassador Hugh Jackman said: “I am delighted to be part of the Montblanc family as I have always admired what the brand stands for, its fascinating history and the quality and uniqueness of the products they create.” Montblanc, has embodied the finest European craftsmanship and excellence in design for more than a century. Celebrated for generations for its iconic writing instruments, the luxury brand offers watches crafted in the most refined Swiss watchmaking tradition, fine jewellery and leather goods collections.