After a successful nine-year stint with JCB (Jean-Claude Biguine Salon and Spa), one of the fastest-growing international (French) salon chains, Samir Srivastav, Chief Executive Officer of JCB (Jean-Claude Biguine Salon and Spa), has decided to move on.

Samir an industry veteran, played a key role in scaling the French chain JCB to newer heights, taking its salon network from 8 to 19 stores across Tier 1 cities. He was also instrumental in successfully bringing the Trica Hair Clinic, a Korean hair cure company under the JCB umbrella, and launched On Demand Home Services during his stint.

The company witnessed exponential growth in South West India under his stewardship, and received several awards including the ET Best Brand, Customer Service Excellence Awards, the Global Spa Awards, and the Wellness Industry Icon Award in the Industry & Lifestyle category.

Announcing his exit, Samir Srivastav shared“My baby is grown-up now! Time to nurture another one! I would like to thank the JCB Paris & India promoters for placing their confidence and rendering their absolute faith in my vision for the brand. I am grateful for all the appreciation, growth and accolades during my stint at JCB. But life is all about moving forward, and I look forward to it.”

Thierry Donne, Director General, JCB-Paris said, “We were delighted to collaborate with Samir during these years in the evolution of the BIGUINE PARIS brand in INDIA, whose contribution to its constant influence was undoubtedly preponderant.  His investment, devotion to us, teams will mark the history of the establishment of the BIGUINE PARIS brand in INDIA. We wish him a lot of success, happiness in his new professional choices and are convinced that our paths will meet again, if only for the pleasure of talking together.”

With over 22 years of industry experience, Samir is the Founder Member of BWAI (Beauty Wellness Association of India) and Ambassador of Cosmoprof India.

Throughout his career he has helped build businesses in leadership roles across leading brands such as VLCC Health Care Limited, Kaya Skin Clinic & Marico.

Samir will be announcing his next move soon.