September 16, 2020
CEO, Jean-Claude Biguine Salon and Spa, India

Samir Srivastav is the Chief Executive Officer of Jean-Claude Biguine Salon and Spa, India. Spearheading Indian operations, his primary focus is to scale newer heights and leverage key resources to achieve unprecedented growth and success for the brand. His 22 years of experience with reputed global brands and multinational conglomerates, led him to realize the need to introduce and encourage an international standard of quality service to clients. Samir applies his profound leadership qualities, exceptional business acumen and in-depth knowledge and experience to extend the global premium “Biguine” hair and spa offerings and make it accessible to consumers in the country.
 
The achievements and accolades achieved under his thoughtful leadership, namely Vogue Beauty Awards 2018, L’Oréal IHA Awards 2019, Elle Beauty Awards 2016, Asia Spa Awards 2017 and the recently bestowed Economic Times Best Brand 2019, pay homage to his expert skills and management.
 
Samir has a strong experience in business building across a multitude of leadership roles as a Chief Executive Officer, Business Head, Executive Vice President, Regional Head and Country Manager. Prior to his current role at Jean-Claude Biguine Salon and Spa India, he was the Chief Executive Officer at VLCC Health Care Limited for the Beauty Education and Training Vertical. Samir also served as the Executive Vice President and Regional Head for Kaya Skin Clinic in the Middle East, and was responsible for successfully heading the international business in this particular geography for 7 years. Having worked in the ‘Beauty and Lifestyle’ sector for 12 years plus, he is extremely confident about this industry.
 
Samir secured his MBA in Management and Marketing from the Birla Institute of Technology. In his spare time, Samir enjoys reading. His personal favourite is Disney Institute’s Be Our Guest: Perfecting the Art of Customer Service, by author Ted Kinni. Management guru and thought leader Ram Charan and phenomenal entrepreneur and visionary Mohan Singh Oberoi have had a strong influence on his style of working. A passionate golfer, Samir also likes to unwind by listening to music, travelling, watching movies or simply spending time with nature and his beloved pet.