Men's and Women's Movado Bold Swiss Luxury watch collection. Movado watch comany was originally founded in 1881 in Switzerland, by Achilles Ditesheim. In 1983, the company was purchased by Gedalio Grinberg. Today His son, Efraim Grinberg, is the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Movado Group. Movado watches are known for their iconic Museum Watch look, designed by the American designer Nathan George Horwitt in 1947. Movado currently is one of the world's premier watchmakers.