Hermès of Paris, Inc. is pleased to present the Hermès Jumper Derby, a highlight of the 2013 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF) at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. The Derby will take place at 3.00 p.m., Sunday, February 24, 2013.

The Hermès Jumper Derby, an elegant class, encourages a dynamic spirit of competition in keeping with the sporting values of the House. As the creator of unique and exceptional Equestrian products for the horse, for the rider and for the stable; Hermès is delighted to support Equestrian sports at leading events around the world.

Presenting the prize to the winning rider will be Mr. Robert B. Chavez, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hermès of Paris, Inc. Mr. Chavez will be joined by Mr. Fabrice Crespel, European Equestrian Sales Manager, Hermès, France.

About Hermès

Since 1837, when Hermès opened in Paris as a maker of harnesses and saddles, six generations of enterprising artisans have perpetuated the cult of beautiful materials crafted with excellence, the love of beautiful objects made to last and the spirit of innovation. The company is headed by CEO Patrick Thomas. The artistic direction is led by Pierre-Alexis Dumas, a member of the 6th generation of the family.