NEW YORK, April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of the luxury Maison's pioneering spirit and 110 years of fine European craftsmanship, Montblanc is proud to announce their international ambassadorship program with award-winning screen and stage actor Hugh Jackman will be brought to the North American market.
The internationally renowned actor and philanthropist has served as Montblanc Global Brand Ambassador of international markets since 2014. The Maison's 110th Anniversary will mark the beginning of Jackman's tenure as North American ambassador, a role which sees the Montblanc Man appearing in forthcoming campaigns and acting as brand ambassador for events.
Chosen to represent the Maison for his refinement, pioneering spirit and continued dedication to the arts, Jackman is an internationally renowned actor recognized for his accomplishments both on and off the screen. Since Jackman joined the Montblanc family in 2014, he has accompanied Montblanc CEO Jérôme Lambert for the global launches of various key collections across the Maison's diverse product categories, hosted international events, and helped celebrate the Maison's landmark 110th anniversary at SIHH in Geneva earlier this year.
"We could not ask for a better representative for Montblanc than Hugh Jackman," says Montblanc CEO Jérôme Lambert. "Hugh's unwavering commitment to his craft, undeniable passion for the arts and magnetic personality exemplify the ideals of the Maison. We at Montblanc are incredibly thrilled to call him part of the Montblanc family."
Hugh Jackman has been internationally recognized for his accomplishments both on and off the screen for over 20 years. His leading role as Jean Valjean in 2013's "Les Misérables" earned him an Academy Award nomination as well as his first Golden Globe Award for Best Actor, while his charismatic stage presence as host of the 59th Annual Tony Awards earned him a Primetime Emmy in 2005. Widely recognized for his turn as Wolverine in Marvel's "X-Men" film series, Jackman will star in the upcoming P.T. Barnum's "The Greatest Showman on Earth" (2017) and return to his iconic role in the forthcoming untitled "Wolverine" sequel (2017).
Montblanc embarks on their 110th anniversary this year, celebrating over a century of fine European craftsmanship and time-honored design. The Maison continues to bring pieces to life that emanate the classic heritage and refined creation Montblanc has long been known for, offering iconic writing instruments, timeless jewelry, leather goods and exceptional Swiss timepieces that truly stand the test of time.
Guided by the pioneering spirit since 1906, Montblanc revolutionized the culture of writing with breakthrough innovations. Today, the Maison continues to push boundaries and evolve the expression of fine craftsmanship across each of its product categories: the pinnacle of luxury writing instruments, timepieces, leather goods, accessories, fragrances and eyewear. With every innovation, Montblanc offers new functionalities and ground breaking designs imbued with the Maison's heritage of sophistication and crafted to the highest standards through the skills of its artisans in each of its manufactures. Reflecting its ongoing mission create fine lifetime companions born from the most pioneering ideas, the iconic Montblanc Emblem has become the ultimate seal of performance, innovation, quality and expression of style. With its origins deeply rooted in the culture of handwriting, Montblanc has set an international standard of cultural commitment, with the creation of wide-ranging initiatives to promote arts and culture in many forms, while paying tribute to the modern day patrons who support the advancement of the arts.
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