Mr Michael Tay has just had lunch and is now comfortably ensconced in an armchair in the coffee lounge of the Lutetia, a luxury hotel in Paris' fashionable St Germain district.
It is a rare window in the busy schedule of the group managing director of luxury watch retailer The Hour Glass. He is in the French capital for the launch of a new range of Ulysse Nardin (UN) dive watches.
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