From Press Release
Ritmo Mundo Appoints Seasoned Veterans of the Industry
Michael Belleveau & Regina Leadem
To Lead Wholesale Business Developement
Ali Soltani, Founder and President of Ritmo Mundo Group of Beverly Hills, California has announced that, as of Feb 1, 2015, MJB Solutions, LLC is responsible for wholesale business development in an eight-state area, spanning from Connecticut through Maryland, in addition to the opening and management of national accounts. As such, Michael Belleveau and Regina Leadem, veterans of the watch and jewelry trade for nearly fifty years combined, will spearhead re-launching of the Ritmo Mundo watch brand and debut of the Reflex watch in the US.
Belleveau, who has held increasingly responsible management positions in the industry with Cartier, Victorinox/Swiss Army, Bulgari and Raymond Weil as well as having held the post of President/CEO of both Baccarat, Inc. and Trollbeads United States, Inc., will serve as Director of Sales.
Leadem, who has been Vice President/Director of Sales for Victorinox/Swiss Army, Christian Dior and Gucci as well as Vice President of Client Development for GE Capital will function as National Account Manager. Leadem also sits on the Board of Directors of Jewelers Vigilance Committee and Women’s Jewelry Association and is a Graduate, Diamonds from the Gemological Institute of America.
Upon issuing the announcement, Mr. Soltani said, “The Ritmo Mundo and Reflex brands are poised to invigorate the watch industry in the US and globally. Both our cutting-edge marketing campaign and enhanced distribution network will demonstrate this over the coming months. I am delighted to welcome these two well-respected industry professionals to our team. Their expertise will ensure a positive outcome.”
Ritmo Mundo watches have been headquartered on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills since 2002 and take pride in providing luxury timepieces utilizing classic and bold designs with modern components.
Ritmo Mundo has been the official watch of the Indycar Race Series, the Ocean 11 and Ocean 12 movies, The Fast and the Furious movie franchise and HBO’s Entourage and Sx and the City. In 2014 Ritmo announced its latest partnership with the LA Galaxy Major League Soccer Club who captured this year’s 2014 MLS Cup.