Omega watches are the choice of world-famous actors George Clooney and Nicole Kidman, stars of sports Michael Schumacher, Michael Phelps, Dame Ellen MacArthur and supermodel Cindy Crawford and even Eugene Cernan, the last man who walked on the Moon.
Now the Omega family of ambassadors is joined by Zhang Ziyi, an actress highly respected not only for her rare beauty but also her remarkable achievements in the world of cinema.
The beautiful lady debuted in Zhang Yimouís The Road Home that received the Silver Bear Award at the 2000 Berlin Film Festival. Since then, the actress has appeared in 16 more movies, including such famous ones as Hidden Dragon, Crouching Tiger, House of Flying Daggers and Memoirs of a Geisha.
Zhangís brilliant performance in the highly acclaimed Hidden Dragon brought her not only prestigious awards but also roles in movies which made her internationally famous.
At the moment, Zhang Ziyi is starring in Mei Lan Fang, the critically acclaimed Chen Kai-Ge biopic to be presented at the February 2009 Berlin Film Festival.
Zhang Ziyiís name tops Forbesís list of most powerful celebrity people in China and she is rated as the woman with the greatest amount of social influence in the country.
Omega is organizing a global campaign around its new ambassadress and is arranging the starís personal appearances at strategic locations in different countries of the world.
Zhang Ziyi is delighted to be working with the Swiss watchmaker as she respects the brandís outstanding watchmaking heritage, and its legacy and history in China.
Zhang, together with other Omega ambassadors, some of the most successful men and women in the world, share the values of credibility, achievement and pioneering spirit. The brandís ambassadors have distinguished themselves not only by their professional achievements but also through their humanity and their desire to make the world a better place.
Zhang Ziyi is a Global Ambassador for the Special Olympics, the competition for those with mental disabilities and is an ambassadress for Care for Children, a foster-home program organized in China.
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