Omega was founded in 1903, however it’s parent company La Generale Watch Co had been making pocket watches since 1848.
The watchmaker is famous for its Speedmaster, which was the first (and only ) watch on the moon and worn by Buzz Alrin. Of note is the brands association with the James Bond films with the Omega Seamaster.
Omega is a current partner of Emirates Team New Zealand and has released 2 limited edition Seamaster models in conjunction with the 2013 and 2017 America’s Cup’s.
Other people of note who have worn Omega are JFK (Ultra Thin), Elvis Presley (Constellation), Prince William (Seamaster) & Rory McIlroy (Aqua Terra)