Rüdiger Bucher, born in 1967, graduated in political science from Philipps-Universität Marburg and completed the postgraduate study course “Interdisciplinary studies on France” in Freiburg, Germany. Since 1995, he was in charge of “Scriptum. Die Zeitschrift für Schreibkultur” (Scriptum. The magazine for writing culture) at the Verlagsgruppe Ebner Ulm publishing house where he became editorial manager of Chronos, the leading German-language special interest magazine for wrist watches in 1999. As chief editor since 2005, he has positioned Chronos internationally with subsidiary magazines and licensed editions in China, Korea, Japan and Poland. At the same time, Rüdiger Bucher established a successful corporate publishing department for Chronos.
Since 2014, he has been editorial director and, in addition to Chronos, is also in charge of the sister magazines “Uhren-Magazin” (Watch Magazine), “Klassik Uhren” (Classic Watches) and the New York-based “Watch-Time”. Rüdiger Bucher lectures as an expert for mechanical wrist watches and is a sought-after interview partner for various media.