Oriflame Marks New Era with First Female Head in India

Oriflame Marks New Era with First Female Head in India

Aims to champion well-being & financial freedom for the next generation

Oriflame, the leading Swedish well-being brand known for its commitment to safe, performing, and responsible products, ushers in a new era under the leadership of its first female head in India, Edyta Kurek. The company sets its sights on empowering the next generation with the aim of both financial freedom and well-being.

Oriflame, a forerunner in the social selling space, its unique model empowers individuals through direct involvement, fostering micro-entrepreneurship. It equips brand partners with the skills and training needed to succeed, tackling social issues like unemployment and income disparity while paving the way for financial independence for many.

Since its inception, sustainability & ethical practice has been at the core of Oriflame. Now that consumers have become aware of & acknowledge the importance of sustainable & responsible living. The company aligns with these values by offering a range of innovative wellness solutions that are kind to both the environment and the consumers. They have been awarded the IFCA Star Award in 2023 for ‘Innovation in Sustainability’ for the packaging of Love Nature Shampoo for Dry Hair with Organic Wheat & Coconut, which comes in a 100% recycled plastic bottle using local resin. Oriflame has been recognised as one of Europe's Climate Leaders by the Financial Times and Statista four times in a row since 2021. This commitment to sustainability permeates their operations. 100% renewable electricity worldwide in all Oriflame-Operated sites since 2018. 96% of their direct external spending supplier have a valid Eco-Vadis sustainability assessment.

At a recent two-day seminar held at the Jio Centre in Mumbai, Oriflame celebrated the achievements of its existing brand partners while launching a strategic initiative targeting India's vibrant youth. Over 1200 brand partners from diverse backgrounds gathered to share their success stories, showcasing the power of Oriflame's innovative social selling model.

Edyta Kurek, Senior Vice President and Head of India and Indonesia, Oriflame, spoke about the company's dual-focused strategy, stating "Our social selling model empowers individuals to achieve both wellbeing and financial freedom. We foster micro-entrepreneurship and provide the necessary training and skilling to build successful careers. This approach offers not only flexibility but also acts as a startup builder, equipping individuals with the tools they need to thrive. As part of our strategic transformation, we're placing a strong focus on connecting with young, consumers conscious about their wellbeing. We understand the importance of wellness to today's consumers. By aligning with these trends and values, we create a movement towards sustainable and ethical beauty wellbeing practices that resonate with the youth, offering products that enhance their wellbeing while empowering them to achieve financial freedom."

Women are a driving force at Oriflame, reflected in their leadership and a product line boasting over 130 Vegan-certified products. Unwavering product quality is paramount, with strict European safety standards and continuous R&D investment. Oriflame prioritizes product quality above all else, adhering to a philosophy of uniform product quality globally for all. 95% of all rinse-off products launched in 2023 have been formulated to be biodegradable with Duologi as our 1st performing haircare range formulated to be biodegradable. This dedication has resulted in the creation of 11 iconic products globally, like Tender Care, Milk & Honey, and GG Pearls- each celebrated for its innovation and effectiveness.

Oriflame's strategic focus on engaging young consumers through sustainable practices, high-quality products, and innovative technologies positions them as a leader in the beauty and wellness industry. This commitment extends beyond product offerings, empowering millions by democratizing wealth and supporting entrepreneurship through skill development and business opportunity creation. Oriflame fosters a startup culture, aligning with its core principles of empowering individuals, respecting people and nature, and implementing strong social and environmental policies. They are continuously innovating and expanding their influence while remaining true to these core values.

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