Pool or golf field: Frederic Widell’s place to be on weekends

ChillOut: The VP & Head (South Asia) and MD, Oriflame, loves beach vacations, and Bali, Sri Lanka, Maldives are his favourite destinations

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Aug 3, 2019 8:05 AM

After a very hectic week at work, when Frederic Widell, VP and Head of South Asia & MD, Oriflame, gets time off on weekends, he loves to spend it at home, reading a book. For him, swimming is the best part of the weekends and being at a beach is his idea of a vacation. A complete coffee person, five cups a day is a must for him.

Read on to find out more about Widell and his weekend indulgences…

On a typical weekend, you will find me...

In the pool or golf field. If I get time, I also love reading non-fiction books.

One vice I cannot do without...

A glass of wine. Also, I am a coffee person. I drink at least five cups of coffee in a day.

I love a staycation/adventure...

At a beach. I love Bali, Sri Lanka and Maldives. In India, I love Goa. Jaipur, Shimla, Tamil Nadu, Udaipur are also my preferred destinations. I love scuba diving also.

I confess I am a...

If you would have asked me this question about five years ago, I would have said workaholic. But now I enjoy life also. We have one life and we should live it to the fullest.

The last show I binge-watched...

Sacred Games. I love watching series for three-four hours on Sunday.

A skill/hobby I want to learn this year...


I can make a mean ... to save my life...

Vegetable sauce or lasagne or Swedeish Cinnamon Roll, with coffee or tea.

My next vacation/adventure will be..

End of the year. I will definitely go to Goa. I also plan to go to Maldives for scuba-diving



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