Varun Alagh, The Chief Dad: Mamaearth Owner & Co-Founder

Varun Alagh

Varun Alagh, Founder of Honasa Consumer Private Limited, established its first-ever baby nourishing brand, Mamaearth in 2016. The Gurugram-based company, Mamaearth is declared Asia's first MadeSafe certified brand. The company deals in toxin-free baby, beauty, hair, face, and body care products. Ghazal Alagh, the wife of Varun Alagh plays the central role of Chief Mama at the company. The company's valuation is estimated to be $1.2 Billion on January 3, 2022.


Varun Alagh- Biography




:        Varun Alagh


:       1984


:       38 (2022)


:       Indian


:       Delhi College of Engineering; XLRI Jamshedpur


:       Entrepreneur


:       Founder & Chief Dad, Mamaearth


:       Ghazal Alagh


:       Agastya Alagh

Net worth

:       $10-20 mn (2022)

Varun after completing his studies joined Hindustan Unilever Limited in 2007. During this, he worked as a Business Leadership Trainee. Varun then worked for 6 months in Marketing with Lakme and Lifebuoy.

He further was employed as the Area Sales Manager of Hindustan Unilever Ltd., Delhi NCR in May 2008.

After 2 years, he was promoted to the Area Sales and Customer Manager, in 2010.

He left the organization- Hindustan Unilever in March 2012 and joined Diageo PLC as the Senior Brand Manager- Smirnoff.

He joined the popular brand The Coca-Cola Company in May 2013 and worked as the Brand Manager for 2 consecutive years. Varun managed the brand business, market share, and equity targets. Alagh was then promoted as the Senior Brand Manager, where his role was to manage Customer Marketing for Coca Cola trademark across India and South-West Asian countries.

He eventually left the company in November 2016 and it was in the same month that he started Honasa Consumer Pvt. Ltd., the parent of Mamaearth.

His wife Ghazal Alagh, is the Co-founder and Chief Mama of MamaearthVarun is the Founder, Chief Dad, and Get Stuff Done Officer at Honasa Consumer Private Limited. The company aims to facilitate honest, natural, and safe products. Mamaearth is the prime brand of the company that focuses on decreasing parenting stress by providing resulting solutions to parent and baby problems.

The Directors of the company are Varun Alagh, Ghazal Alagh, Vettakkorumakankav Siva, Subramaniam Sita, Rahul Chowdhri, and Ishan Mittal. The initial investment made by the company was Rs 90 lakh which was invested by Varun, Ghazal, and a few of the angel investors.

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