A veteran of India’s retail sector, Kurien has been associated with several marquee brands in the consumer goods and consumer lifestyle sectors in India for more than 34 years. He is an independent director on boards of several listed and unlisted companies, and advises select consumer product companies and mentors a few startups.
Kurien is presently the chairman of the Retailers Association of India.
“We are excited to have Bijou join our board of directors. He joins EuroKids at an exciting time in which we are poised to grow multi-fold and are fast expanding into newer market segments,” Prajodh Rajan, co-founder and group chief executive officer at Eurokids International, said in the statement. “Our organisation will greatly benefit from Bijou’s extensive knowledge of consumer behaviour, marketing, retail and from his prior experience across a range of sectors.”
Commenting on his appointment, Kurien said, “I’m delighted to join the board of directors at EuroKids International and am looking forward to assisting the organisation at a strategic level by leveraging my retail and consumer experience as we create more access points for furthering high quality education in the country.”