Swiss watchmaker OMEGA has officially welcomed South Korean actor, Hyun-Bin, to the marque’s already star-studded family.
Admired and renowned for his charm and acting career, Hyun-Bin gained recognition for his role in the 2005 romantic comedy drama My Name is Kim Sam-soon, as well as starring as North Korean captain Lee Jung-hyuk in the hit drama Crash Landing on You. This year, he takes on the role of an NIS agent in the thriller film Bargaining, directed by Yim Soon-rye.
Aside from appearing in many leading roles spanning both television and film, the actor has also been acknowledged with a number of prestigious award nominations and wins, including the Grand Prize for TV at the 47th Baeksang Arts Awards.
“Hyun-Bin shows a great skill for his character performances, always delivered with confidence and quality,” said Raynald Aeschlimann, President and CEO of OMEGA. “We truly admire the excellence and attention-to-detail he brings to his work, which are values we also share at OMEGA. Furthermore, he is a man of impeccable style and we’re looking forward to bringing him together with our most illustrious timepieces.”
“OMEGA’s pioneering spirit and quest for innovation has endured throughout the times, and has created many ‘first steps’ in history,” commented Hyun-Bin. “Hopefully, as an ambassador, I can deliver OMEGA’s philosophy and message, and we can create some special new footprints together.”
As part of the OMEGA family, Hyun-Bin joins other world renowned names such as George Clooney, Nicole Kidman, Cindy Crawford, Daniel Craig, and Eddie Redmayne.