|Chopard is a Swiss watchmaker founded in 1860 by Louis-Ulysse Chopard in Sonvilier, Switzerland, originally known for making ladies' watches and pocket watches.|
In 1963, Chopard was sold to Karl Scheufele, a watchmaker from Pforzheim, Germany. The Scheufele family have owned the company up to the present day. The company is headquartered in Geneva.
|In 2010, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary with estimated sales of €550 million from about 100 stores around the world. In 2014 Chopard had sales of CHF800m (US$915m) with 2000 employees worldwide.|