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    Bijou Kurien Becomes Member of Strategic Advisory Board at L Capital Asia

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    Former lifestyle chief executive has joined L Capital Asia as a member of the strategic advisory board according to a leading daily.  L Capital Asia is the PE arm of , the French luxury retailer. Kurien, 54, quit Reliance last year.

    With two funds valued at $635 million and $950 million, L Capital Asia, invests heavily in Southeast Asia in the consumer space. The company has invested $113 million in different Indian companies including Fabindia, , and from its $635 million fund.

    L Capital’s senior management comprises Ravi Thakran as the managing partner who has worked with Nike, Swatch and the ; Sanjay Gujral as the regional managing director (Singapore), Gujral has worked in the capacity of executive director of Everstone Capital and VP – EY in the past; and Uday Mehra appointed as the regional managing director (India) who has worked with Nike and at senior level.

    Kurien began his career with Hindustan Unilver where he worked as a management trainee followed by a 19-year stint at after which he moved to Reliance Retail.