Professional Beauty Federation Names New CEO

Industry veteran Eric Taylor has been announced as the Professional Beauty Federation's CEO and board chair.

Eric Taylor, Board Chair and CEO of the Professional Beauty Federation
Eric Taylor, Board Chair and CEO of the Professional Beauty Federation
Courtesy of Professional Beauty Federation

The Professional Beauty Federation has appointed Eric Taylor as CEO and board chair. (October 2021) 

Taylor owns studio concept salon Salon Republic, and aims to bring his entrepreneurial spirit to the Beauty Federation. Taylor's goal is to create and tackle initiatives to serve growing membership and build the Beauty Federation's influence among industry professionals, policymakers, regulators and the general public.

Taylor will also set out to expand the benefits of joining the Professional Beauty Federation for hairstylists, barbers, nail techs, estheticians and other beauty pros. Taylor and his board colleagues will lead the Beauty Federation team and membership to reach a stronger level of advocacy for the critical issues facing the beauty industry now and in the future.

"Eric's enthusiasm and can-do attitude, as well as the respect and connections he has earned and developed in our industry, will give an immediate and sustaining boost to our mission and help lift the lives of all whom we serve," says Professional Beauty Federation founder and former board chair, Bob Gross.

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