Promotions & New Hires

Oribe Hair Care Appoints James Pecis as Visiting Creative Director
Oribe Hair Care is excited to announce hair stylist James Pecis as its new Visiting Creative Director. As one of today’s emerging voices in the world of editorial and runway hair, James will bring his vast expertise to the brand and will help collaborate on new products, education events and training, editorial shoots and fashion weeks around the world.
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 4:47pm
StyleSeat, an online booking service for beauty professionals, recently announced that seasoned engineer April Chang will serve as the company's new Vice President of Engineering, where she will oversee the engineering team. 
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 10:44am
JESSICA Nail Clinic, an upscale nails-only salon located in West Hollywood, CA, recently underwent a major transformation. The salon, founded by "The First Lady of Nails," Jessica Vartoughian, who, in 1969, opened the first nails-only salon in the world, is set to reopen at the end of next month.
Friday, September 25, 2015 - 9:00am
Wahl Professional has appointed Anne Marie Kollias as its new National Sales Manager. As the main contact for customers and independent sales representatives, Kollias’ goal will not just be to drive sales of Wahl Professional products, but to continuously evaluate customers needs, concerns and desires to drive the innovation of future Wahl products.
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 2:47pm
gloProfessional, the leading global mineral makeup and skincare company dedicated to the professional market, announces the appointment of Jerald Wenker as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Wenker will be responsible for all aspects of the gloProfessional business. 
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 10:48am
Multi-award-winning hairdresser Andrew Barton has been appointed the Affinage and ASP Global Creative Ambassador. The former British Hairdresser of the Year, celebrity hairdresser and TV legend will join Global Ambassador Tracey Devine Smith, who is thrilled to be working with the hair icon, representing both the Affinage and ASP brands creatively in the form of shows and seminars around the world and will help to create signature imagery for the brands. 
Monday, September 21, 2015 - 2:11pm
At Sexy Hair, the “go bigger” philosophy doesn’t apply only to style — it’s a way of life. The global hair care company, known for its “Big Sexy Hair” line, recently announced three big changes to its executive team. The company’s vice president of domestic sales, John Fortunato, accepted the general manager position at Schwarzkopf Canada; a division of the Henkel family of brands, while industry veteran and vice president of national sales, Jennifer Parks decided to retire from the beauty industry for a new career that will keep her closer to home.  
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 1:56pm
Pivot Point International, a global leader in beauty education, recently announced that R.W. Miller has been appointed as Vice President of Sales and Field Education to expand the Company’s sales outreach within the salon industry. He will report to Melanie Kopeikin, President.“In R.W. we found a proven motivator and leader with a strong sense for the needs of the beauty industry. It’s a perfect fit as Pivot Point enters its next phase of expanded innovation and growth,” said Kopeikin.
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 11:26am
Ted gibson is proud to announce that stylist Linzee Katzman has been named the Education Director of the education centered brand. As a director for the ted gibson artistic team, Katzman is responsible for the curriculum for both the ted gibson academy that trains associates to become stylists on the salon floor and the ted gibson advanced academy, teaching hairdressers from around the country.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 12:36pm
Keratin Complex recently announced the promotion of Molly Woodruff to Senior National Education Manager. In addition they welcomed two new team members who would support Molly’s position: Marigel Osorio and Duane Baker, accepted the roles of Regional Education Managers, and between them will be splitting the domestic distributors and taking care of the field education teams.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 10:29am