Kaya Kaya Limited - Wikipedia
 
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Everyone desires beautiful skin, irrespective of age and gender. And, we at Kaya understand this aspiration of having flawless beauty. We are known for delivering this desired beauty for years, which makes us the first choice worldwide. Our experienced practitioners understand the uniqueness of every skin and accordingly design right services for you to get pampered with. This expert touch of Kaya has helped enhance and transform millions of lives. So, what's stopping you? Every skin type demands different level of treatment to different concerns. Hence, we make sure to offer appropriate services in our clinics that will meet your skin's customized needs satisfyingly. You will step out with a beautiful transformation. The radiant beauty which you always wanted your mirror to compliment you for, you will get it all. Give yourself the Kaya touch to feel and admire your skin's beauty, once again. You can also visit Kaya Skin Bar to indulge in your routine beauty and essential needs. Read more details here
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Kaya Ltd started its journey on 27th March 2003. It now has a range of Kaya Skin Clinics across India and Middle East. In addition to that, it also has 100 plus product retail outlets called Kaya Skin Bar in India. In order to tap the increasing need of looking naturally good, Kaya opened its first clinic in 2002. The objective was straight, and that is to deliver flawless skin to both men and women. Today, Kaya Skin Clinics successfully offer best skin and hair care solutions that enhance the look and feel of your skin beautifully. All of this takes place in our state-of-the-art and ambient clinics. Plus, the services that we offer are designed and supervised by a team of experts that include trained dermatologists and beauty therapists. Kaya's experts have also put forward in-depth research to develop products from 13 distinct skin care ranges. It is their concrete formulations that add to the efficiency of the products in order to meet customer's customized beauty needs. A synergistic combination of these products and services will provide you with a complete skin care solution.
What makes Kaya the first choice is the specialized skin expertise that it offers to the customers. The services along with updated technologies from across the world are used to deliver highly efficacious solutions to our customers. Also, the technology used in the process conforms to highest international quality standards and safety norms, giving you an overall satisfying experience. At Kaya, you can avail a range of competent solutions specializing in categories of Anti-aging, Pigmentation, Acne and Laser Permanent Hair Reduction. Also, you can enhance your look with regular beautification services. To add on to the experience of its services, Kaya also has a wide spectrum of about 50+ products that range from daily hair care and skin care, for both men and women.
 
 
Our

Clinics

 
Kaya Skin Clinics are pinned across 27 cities with a total of more than 100 clinics across India. This number has also helped us serve 8,00,000 customers, satisfyingly. And, such strong presence makes Kaya Skin Clinic India's largest pool comprising of expert dermatologist in the country with over 140 dermatologists. The services that one can redeem at the clinic range from personalized skin care consultation to special customized solutions. Our expert team of dermatologists guides every customer through their journey of skin health.
 
 
Meet

THE TEAM

Our experienced team of medical services and R&D at Kaya is led by Dr. Sangeeta Velaskar since 2009. She has a prolific career span of 25 years specializing in clinical dermatology. Her credentials undoubtedly distinguish her in the field; she holds medical degrees (MBBS and MD, DVD) from University of Mumbai. She also has to her credit over 100 scientific publications, plus she has been frequently invited as a faculty and speaker at national and international scientific meetings. She, along with her team, is responsible for building and enhancing our therapies and services.
It is their inputs that help our offerings meet high international quality standards and also get stamped with US FDA's approval. In order to provide every customer with the right solution, Kaya conducts regular in-house training programs for its skin practitioners and dermatologists. It is also made sure at Kaya's end that the trainers are updated with latest skin care techniques. This is done once every six months by offering training-cum-refresher courses. Now, since you know that Kaya never compromises on its quality of service, you can be sure of looking fabulous with every visit.
 
 
HARSH C. MARIWALA

Chairman and Managing Director

Harsh Mariwala set up Kaya as a part of Marico 10 years ago when he identified an emerging need in the form of an aspiration to look good and feel good. The first Kaya Skin Clinic was launched with a single-minded focus on delivering flawless skin solutions customized to Indian skin, through the use of the latest technologies. Kaya, more than a decade old now, has more than 100 clinics spread across 27 cities in India and 21 highly successful clinics in the Middle East. Kaya has also launched smaller outlets called Kaya Skin Bars in India which offers the entire range of Kaya's advansed a product for skin care and hair care. Kaya achieved a turnover of Rs. 336 crore during 2012-13, a three-fold increase over the past five years, a CAGR of 27% in revenue over the last 5 years. The Kaya business was recently demerged from Marico into a separate company called Marico Kaya Enterprises Limited (MaKE) . MaKE is due to be listed on Stock Exchanges during Q4 of FY 2013-14. Kaya has received several Awards & Recognitions under Harsh Mariwala's stewardship. These include the 'Most Admired Retailer for Health and Beauty' at the Images Retail Awards '09, Superbrands Status in the Middle East, 'The Best HR Strategy in line with Business' Award by World HRD Congress, Master Brand Status by CMO Council, 'The Product of the year Award (Aqua Radiance), Consumer Survey of Product Innovation (2012) and Asia's Best Employer Brand Awards for Excellence in Training. Harsh Mariwala is the Chairman of Marico Limited( Marico). He has, over the past three decades transformed a traditional commodity driven business into Marico, a leading Consumer Products & Services Company, in the Beauty and Wellness space. Marico markets leading brands such as Parachute, Parachute Advansed, Saffola, Mediker, Revive, Setwet, Livon among others. From a turnover of Rs.50 Lakhs in 1971, Marico's Products and Services in Hair Care, Skin Care and Healthy Foods generated a turnover of about Rs. 4550 crores during 2012-13. Today one out of every three Indians is a Marico consumer. Marico has also established strong consumer franchises in its overseas markets in Asia and Africa, increasing its overseas revenue 10 fold to about INR 1000 crore over the past 7 years. Marico has , under Harsh Mariwala's leadership, achieved significant recognition – over 100 awards over the past few years. Some of them are: The NDTV Profit 'Best Business Leadership' Award in the FMCG (Personal Hygiene) category, in 2007 and 2009, being rated as one of India's Most Innovative companies by Business Today - Monitor Group Innovation Study (2008). Harsh Mariwala was conferred with the Ernst & Young 'Entrepreneur of the Year' Award (2009) in the Manufacturing category, 'Talent Management Award' at the CNBC India Business Leader Award (2009), the 'Teacher's Achievement Award in Business' (2006) and the 'CEO with HR Orientation' - Global Excellence HR Award (2007) by the Asia Pacific HRM Congress. (Annexure1). Harsh Mariwala recently launched, as an expression of his Personal Social Responsibility, a movement called ASCENT – that stands for "Accelerating the Scaling up of Enterprises to identify growth-stage entrepreneurs with potential and enable them in their scaling-up journey. In the first year of operations in Mumbai & Pune, ASCENT has garnered a membership of 250+ entrepreneurs. It plans to expand to Delhi soon to reach a membership of 500 entrepreneurs. Mr. Mariwala was the President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in 2011. He has also held several positions as FMCG Committee Chairman of FICCI and CII. Mr. Mariwala is a part of Young President Organization (YPO) and World Presidents Organization (WPO) and has held the position of YPO Education, Membership and Chapter Chair.

 
Rajiv Nair

Chief Executive Officer, Kaya Limited

Rajiv Nair is the Chief Executive Officer at Kaya Limited. With over 20 years of retail experience spanning across multiple formats including departmental stores, specialty retail & hypermarket format and catalogue retailing. His areas of experience include buying & merchandising, retail operations, private label/ brand development and overall P&L responsibilities. Prior to this, Rajiv was the Chief Executive Officer at Celio Future Fashion Private Limited where his key role was to develop and grow Celio in India. Rajiv has also worked in various capacities with Shoppers Stop Limited & Hypercity Retail India Limited. Rajiv spearheaded the launch of the Brand mothercare in India . His last role at Shoppers Stop was as the Head of the Womenswear & Kids wear businesses. He was business head for General Merchandise & Apparel at Hypercity retail limited Rajiv has completed his Post Graduation in Management for Senior Executives at the Indian School of Business and his MMM in Marketing from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies.
 
DHARMENDAR JAIN

Chief Financial Officer

Dharmendar Jain is the Group's Chief Finance Officer. He's also the EVP & Head Finance and Supply Chain at Kaya Ltd. With over 22 years of experience in various areas of finance, Dharmendar joined MaKE in April 2013 as the group's CFO. He has worked across industries like Retail, Entertainment & Media and Manufacturing with the last stint at Reliance Digital Retail Ltd as the Chief Finance Officer. His expertise lies in strategic and tactical financial planning for rapidly growing businesses and start-ups with significant exposure in various other functions of Business Development, Project Management and Supply Chain. Dharmendar has also led finance & Business Development organization for a globally benchmarked retail chains, namely, Shoppers Stop & Hypercity. He comes with an extensive experience in driving processes and productivity through information insights, technology-led process enhancement and resource utilization. Dharmendar has also successfully managed IPO and various Public/Private Capital raising activities in the past. Prior to this, Dharmendar was associated with esteemed organizations like Hypercity Retail as Vice President – Finance and Business Development, General Manager – Finance at Shoppers Stop Ltd and other organizations like Man Industries India Ltd. and Essel Group (Esselworl/Zee TV). Dharmendar's qualifications include M.com, FCMA, MFM, CMA (Aus) and DBF.
 
Arvind R. P.

Vice President & Head - Marketing and Product Retail

Arvind joined Kaya Ltd India in 2013 and is currently the Vice President and Head - Marketing & Product Retail (Kaya Ltd India). His unique and insightful strategies have played a crucial role through various new product & services innovations and category building initiatives. He has over 15 years of experience in Marketing and Sales across various geographies and categories such as Retail (Levi Strauss), Consumer goods (Britannia) and Automobiles (TVS Motor Company). His career at TVS Motors included an assignment for the SE Asian market based out of Jakarta. Having a background in Statistics and Management, Arvind started his career in Consumer & Market insights with TVS Motors. He then moved into Brand Management, honing his skills with a significant new brand launch for the company. Post his sales stints, he was selected to be a member of a start-up team to set up a business in Indonesia, a challenging assignment. He then moved on to Britannia where he headed the Dairy Category Marketing and led the innovation process. This was followed by Levi Strauss where he headed Brand and Retail Marketing, an exciting immersion in Fashion Retail. Arvind holds a Bachelor's Degree in Statistics and has completed his MBA from Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Trichy.
 
DR. SANGEETA VELASKAR

M.D.(Skin Dis),D.V.D.,P.G.D.H.R.M.

Dr Sangeeta Velaskar is currently Vice President & Head – Medical Services and R & D, Kaya Limited, the largest dermatologist-backed Cosmetic Dermatology chain in India. She took up this role when she shifted into the corporate world in the year 2009 after a 20-year career in Dermatology, in various positions such as Professor/ Head of Department at B Y L Nair Hospital, Professor at KEM Hospital and Lecturer/ Associate Professor/ Professor at L T M G Hospital in Mumbai. In her current role as VP & Head- Medical Services and R&D, Kaya Limited, Dr Velaskar handles all medical and dermatological aspects of the business, managing a team of over 150 dermatologists across more than 100 clinics in 27 cities. Her role encompasses various facets such as optimizing management protocols for cosmetic concerns such as pigmentation, acne, anti-aging, hair restoration, hair reduction, etc with a focus on standardization, safety, efficacy and quality of care. She with her team, works closely with operations to review dermatologist-related metrics and ensure business delivery. She has led the Quality/Accreditation journey for Kaya, with two clinics being the first cosmetic dermatology centres in India to be awarded NABH Accreditation in 2010. Thereafter she has been instrumental in scale-up of relevant NABH standards across all Kaya clinics. Dr Velaskar is also responsible for new service/product innovation and R&D at Kaya. She leads the team developing cutting edge products, services and solutions such as the award winning Aqua Radiance (Elle Beauty Awards – Product of the Year 2011), Kaya Signature Face therapy (Marico Innovation Awards 2012), and Under eye Brightening and firming serum (Elle Beauty Awards 2013). She has also spearheaded the comprehensive solutions-based programs for management of Acne, pigmentation and hair restoration, the successful launch of advanced technology for Pigmentation and Antiaging and 5 new product ranges (anti-aging, fairness, hydration, antioxidant benefits) for the new format Kaya Skin Bar launched in January 2013. Dr Velaskar completed her undergraduate (MBBS) and postgraduate (MD, DVD) training at L T M G Hospital, Mumbai (University of Mumbai) between 1980-1989, and has also completed a two year postgraduate qualification in Human Resources Management (Symbiosis, SCDL 2009). She has over 100 scientific publications and editorial assignments in Indian and international journals and textbooks. She has been invited as Faculty and Guest Speaker at both National and International scientific meetings. Dr Velaskar's passion lies in innovation, clinical research, medical education, scientific communication and mentorship of young dermatologists to build their medical/technical and leadership skills; as also in the delivery of quality healthcare and raising consumer awareness of skin/hair care and wellness. She has recently authored a book titled "How to look like a million bucks" published in 2015.
 
NEVIL KAVARANA

Vice President & Head - Business Development & Projects

Nevil Kavarana is currently the Vice President & Head – Business Development & Projects for Kaya Ltd India. With over 27 years of experience, Nevil joined Kaya as a part of the start-up team. Right from setting up the prototype to scaling up the business over the past 12 years, he has donned multiple hats in the company. Nevil started his journey at Kaya in 2002 as the Head of Training and Technology. He successfully established the model of technical training through international suppliers and soft skill training through best in class vendors. Later, as Head of Supply Chain he introduced new products & advanced technologies which have now become the foundation for delivery of skin care solutions at Kaya. Also, as the Head of Projects he established the new retail identity for the brand which is currently being rolled out. He started his career as a chemist in 1986 and worked with organizations like Rajesh Dyechem Ltd and Godrej Soaps Ltd before joining Marico Industries in May 1992. In about 10 years of his stint with Marico, Nevil led important projects in Quality Development Function. Nevil completed his Graduation in Chemistry from Swami Vivekananda Education Society (Mumbai University) in 1986. He has done a 4 years research project on Biochemistry at LTMG Hospital, Mumbai 1989 -1993.
 
DEBASHISH NEOGI

Chief Executive Officer, Kaya Middle East FZE

Debashish Neogi is the CEO for KAYA Middle East . With over 20 years of experience, he has worked across various fields of Finance, Commercial, Supply Chain and General Management across different geographies of India ,South East Asia and the MENA region . His current role encompasses Strategic Planning & Business Development in countries across entire Middle East for Kaya. Under his leadership the KAYA Middle East business ,turnaround from a loss to a sustainable profitable growth model. Prior to this, he was with reputed corporate groups like Polar, Perfetti, Becton & Dickinson and Marico. Debashish has done Chartered Accountancy, Cost Accountancy and Diploma in Business Finance. He holds B.Com (Hons) degree from St. Xavier's, Kolkata. He has also completed the Asian International Executive Program (AIEP) from INSEAD, Singapore in Mar-April 2008. Debashish is also a six-sigma green belt.
 
VIKAS AGARWAL

Head Marketing & Business, KSA

Vikas Agarwal is currently the Head of Marketing, Middle East and Business Head, KSA & Oman for Kaya Middle East. Vikas has over 13 years of experience in Marketing and Sales, where he has led large brands across established FMCG categories of food and personal care (Saffola, Parachute and Nihar) and in the premium skin care services category (kaya skin clinic). In Kaya Middle East, Vikas is responsible for Marketing for the region including P&L delivery, Communication & Innovations. He also directly heads the countries KSA & Oman. Vikas completed his MBA in Marketing from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi, India. Prior to IIFT, he graduated in B.Com (H) from SRCC, Delhi University, India.
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