Hindman names Sean Johnson watch department senior specialist
CHICAGO – Hindman Auctions announces the appointment of Sean Johnson as senior specialist for the watch department. Johnson brings more than a decade of experience working at the intersection of pre-owned marketplaces and the watch industry. Through his time working across five continents with distinguished global companies in the watch sector, Johnson brings an international perspective and excellent customer service experience.
Prior to joining Hindman, Johnson was an international brand strategist at Billstone, where his work included product development, marketing strategy, luxury trend analysis and building strategic partnerships. Johnson previously served as an e-commerce specialist for jewelry and watches at Sotheby’s. He has also collaborated with private-equity-backed luxury startups across Europe, the US, the Middle East and APAC. Johnson was born in Geneva, Switzerland, and is fluent in French, English and Spanish.
“We are looking forward to the year ahead with Sean curating our watch auctions to an elevated collector level,” said Hindman’s Director of Jewelry & Watches, Sally Klarr. “Sean brings vast experience working with international clients and developing watch market business strategy, and we are excited to grow this collecting category for our clients.”