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US and Australian Business Delegation Tour Prince Horology, Asia’s Premier Swiss Watchmaking School

US and Australian Business Delegation Tour Prince Horology, Asia’s Premier Swiss Watchmaking School

Prince Holding Group (PHG) have welcomed three Australian and US CEOs to its Swiss watchmaking vocational training center, Prince Horology. The delegation comprised of Mr. Anthony Galliano of Cambodia Investment Management, Mr. Mathew Care of Australia’s Digital Classifieds Group, Mr. Tom O’Sullivan of realestate.com.kh and Mr. Joshua Wilwohl an adjunct professor in the General Education department at AUPP.

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The delegation had the chance to tour the classrooms and engage with the students. The esteemed delegates also witnessed the use of state-of-the-art equipment in delivering a curriculum designed to meet Swiss standards.

Dedication to top-notch education

Gabriel Tan, Chief Communications Officer of Prince Holding Group, expressed his gratitude for the visit, stating, “We are honored to host these dynamic leaders, learn from their extensive experience and showcase our human capital development program. In particular, Anthony’s immense contribution to the growth of Cambodia is truly remarkable and will be remembered for years to come.”

Neak Oknha Chen Zhi, Chairman of Prince Holding Group has toured the world-class watch making and repair equipment.

Prince Horology was founded by Neak Oknha Chen Zhi, Chairman of Prince Holding Group. This year, Prince Horology accepted its first two female students, in addition to its first student from Switzerland. The admission reinforces its dedication to providing top-notch education and promoting gender diversity. The inaugural batch of six Cambodian watchmakers is also currently serving as apprentices in the school to further refine their horological skills.

Developing Cambodia’s human capital

During the visit, Mr. Anthony Galliano commended Prince Horology’s commitment to human capital development. “The students and apprentices at Prince Horology are testaments to the fact that hard work and dedication to learning can open immense opportunities for Cambodian youth, and create a brighter future for the Kingdom,” he added.

At Prince Horology, students have access to Swiss-trained professionals with more than 60 years of combined experience in Swiss watchmaking and Swiss watchmaking education. Namely, the experience with The Swatch Group and Richemont, as well as world-renowned Watchmakers of Switzerland Training and Educational Program (WOSTEP).

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