Subsequently, he was put in charge of expanding the L'Oreal business in South Asia. In 1990, he came to India as Marketing Director to set up the India business for L'Oreal in association with an Indian partner.
In 1994, he played a key role in establishing L'Oreal India as a 100% subsidiary of the L'Oreal Group and in 2000 he was appointed as Chief Operating Officer. He was also Director of L'Oreal's Luxury Products Division during its start up phase.
He has launched brands such as Lancome, Kiehl's, Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren and Diesel in India. He is also a member of the Company's Board of Directors in India. He has had a stint as GM - Finance and Operations of L'Oreal's Thailand operations.
Dayal is a Physics graduate from St. Stephen's College (New Delhi) and has an MBA degree from INSEAD, France. An avid Scuba Diver; he is married and has two children.
Location: Bombay, Maharashtra, India
IBHA - Indian Beauty and Hygiene Association.
Sept. 2014 - Present
LaTerre Growth Advisors:
Founder and CEO
Aug. 2015 - Present
Jul. 2015 - Present
Business Mentor at the Ascent Foundation for entrepreneurs.
The Ascent Foundation has been set up by Mr Harsh Mariwala, Marico Group
Education: 1983 - 1984 Master of Business Administration at Insead
1976 - 1979 Bachelors in Physics at St. Stephen's College, Delhi
Licenses & Certifications:
Issued Dec. 2019
CSS level 1,2,3 - California
Super Bike School
Skills:Beauty Industry, Personal Care, Skin Care, Luxury Goods, Brand Management, Global Marketing, FMCG, Marketing Strategy, Cosmetics, International Marketing, Customer Insight, Consumer Products, Start-ups, Acquisition Integration, Acquisitions, Brand Development, Leadership, Business Development, Business Planning, Product Innovation, Strategy, Business Strategy, Start Ups