Paulsons is a company that aims at representing fashion and quality at global standards. Paulsons Group domestically founded a series of Educational Institutions as an outcome of its desire to provide quality education to the society.
Our philosophy is simple: Dedication, Discipline and Loyalty.
Meet Our Team
The brands speak for themselves. But, behind the brands is a team of young and dedicated associates from a variety of backgrounds that bring a diverse set of skills, talent and abilities together to ensure that the products we sell and customer service we provide is unparallel.
Dr. Anbu Paul M.B.B.S., DCHManaging Director
Dr. Anbu Paul is a professional in the field of medicine doing relentless service for the past 25+ years in helping the poor and needy. She has been a pillar of support, a guide and counseller for the entire team. Her desire is to make a better society and a better country.
Dr. Sam Paul M.E., Ph. D, B.L.Director
Serial entrepreneur, Industrialist, educationalist, actor and advocate! Sam needs no introduction and is a rolling stone when it comes to setting up new businesses and exploring new verticals. The “King of Retail” is only picking up speed and his latest foray is into the world of fitness with his new venture Slam Fitness. Business is his favorite hobby which is what makes him so passionate about every brand he brings in.
Blessing A ManikandanChief Executive Officer
Almost 25 years of rich work and implementation experience with leading organizations like Aptech, Haymarket, Hash10, Franchise India, Francorp, Naturals handling advertising, marketing, business strategies, public relations, media planning, franchising and operations speaks for his seasoned expansion and profit maximisation capabilities.
As a key contributor to the branding, advertising, marketing and franchising endeavors of large and medium firms like across industries such as consulting, beauty, fashion, telecom, health care, education, retail, electronics and others, he has delivered significant top line and bottom line results. He was part of many success stories or many brands and businesses by consulting, franchising and assisted them to sell1000s of franchise and created successful entrepreneurs and employments.
Blessing joined Paulsons as CEO, the first corporate office employee in April 2014, with 2 employees and 10 stores (9 salons and 1 Haagen-Dazs) but in a span of 4 years he took the number of stores to 175 with multiple brands through franchise route. Today the corporate office functions with 100 staff and 4500 direct and indirect employees. He heads and leads the Franchise Business Development & Operations with bunch of young, energetic, expert team.
He recently crowned as “Male Professional of the Year 2017” by Salon & Wellness Congress and “Franchise Manager of the Year 2017” by Franchise India
Runima joined the Pauls Group in 2008 where she initially started working in an IT project for the organization, but her passion and knowledge for the lifestyle industry made her a natural choice to join Paulsons Beauty and Fashion as a member of the Toni&Guy team. With a varied background in banking, financial services, and PR, Runima’s expertise has made her a vital part of the Paulsons Group.
M.Shahul HameedChief Operations Officer
With 14 years of rich experience in the field of Hospitality and Fitness, having strong academy background in the same field Shahul become a member of Paulsons family two years back to lead the franchise sales division of Slam lifestyle and fitness Studio. In a short span of time he ensured Slam becomes the fastest growing gym chain in south India in all aspects. With remarkable franchise support, right strategy and good leadership skills, Shahul made this remarkable progress. His education and experience at all levels in the hospitality and fitness industry have helped hone his skills to a fine art. Now working as the COO of the company handling franchise sales and support and assisting the president, in company owned outlet operations.
Mario Desmond WellerVice President
Mario has had the pleasure of being associated with the Paulson’s group for over 3years. He always had an overwhelming interest towards retail and sales as a profession. Being a model always needed him to be groomed and presentable and what better way to do that, than being associated with the world’s biggest name in hairdressing where looking good is a part of the job. In the past Mario has been associated with luxury brands like lladro for over 5 yrs and then moved on to other brands like Pavers England, Paul Smith, Bottega Veneta, Canali to name a few.
Darren RodriguesVice President
In 2013, Darren joined the Paulsons family with a mission to use the opportunity given to expand the business and upgrade the value of Paulsons. Having worked in reputed IT Organisations like Computer Associates, HCL, Concentrix to name a few, for over 8 yrs as a Senior Software engineer he dived into the beauty and fashion industry. Although the industries were poles apart, Darren had no problems in catching up with the rest of the team because from the start he was a keen learner and adapted to the role given very quickly.
Anirudh RamVice President
Being an avid gamer and techie, Anirudh joined Paulsons in 2013, with an intention to sell, build, dream and grow with the company. He helps raise brand awareness with his marketing skills for the Paulsons group properties. He is young and ambitious with a good head on his shoulders, and its this attitude, he believes help him climb the corporate ladder at a steady pace. With his interest and passion for Fitness, he now heads the gym division of the group, SLAM Lifestyle and Fitness Studio.
Daisy DhanalakshmiVice President - Franchise Operations
Mrs. Daisy Dhanalakshmi comes with almost 14 years of rich working experience in IT Enabled Services for Multinational Companies, Advertising, and Franchising industry. Her last assignment was with POGO channel where she was the National Franchise Coordinator for MAD Rob Show. Her penchant for franchising and helping budding entrepreneurs made her join Paulsons Beauty & Fashion Private Limited. She handles the franchise operations of Toni&Guy and Essensuals Franchise Salons. She strongly believes that continuous ongoing training support is an integral part of improving the quality of services provided by the Smile Providers of Hairdressing industry.