Bi­jou Kurien to head the Man­ag­ing Com­mit­tee at In-Store Asia 2018

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Bi­jou Kurien, Board Mem­ber - L Cat­ter­ton Asia, will take up the role of Chair­man for the Man­ag­ing Com­mit­tee at the 11th edi­tion of In-Store Asia to be held in Fe­bru­ary 22 - 24, 2018 at Bom­bay Ex­hi­bi­tion Cen­tre, Mum­bai. Bi­jou has been in­volved with In-Store Asia for over 15 years.

Bi­jou Kurien has been as­so­ci­ated with mar­quee brands in the fast mov­ing con­sumer prod­ucts, con­sumer durables and re­tail in­dus­try in In­dia for over 32 years. And his as­so­ci­a­tion with the de­vel­op­ment of In­dian re­tail is over 25 years. Af­ter earn­ing his spurs at Hin­dus­tan Unilever Ltd., he joined the found­ing team at Ti­tan In­dus­tries, where he helped build pow­er­ful brands in the watch and jew­ellery in­dus­try like Ti­tan, Fas­track, Sonata, Tan­ishq etc and also cre­ate In­dia’s largest ex­clu­sive brand re­tail chains. In his stint with Reliance Re­tail, he was at the fore­front of one of the most am­bi­tious re­tail ven­tures ever which dra­mat­i­cally trans­formed the In­dian re­tail land­scape. Cur­rently, he is an in­de­pen­dent con­sul­tant and mem­ber of the Strate­gic Ad­vi­sory Board of L Cat­ter­ton Asia (a part of the LVMH Group), an in­de­pen­dent direc­tor on sev­eral listed and un­listed com­pa­nies, ad­vises se­lect con­sumer prod­uct com­pa­nies and men­tors a few start-ups.

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