Antony Strianese - ghd Professional

Antony Strianese joins ghd

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Driving change in the industry, Antony Strianese is the new managing director for UK & Ireland at ghd Professional, a brand which thrives on excitement and passion for innovation. Its just as well he possesses both expertise and energy in abundance!

Welcome to Antony Strianese

The newly-appointed leader of an ambitious team at ghd, Antony brings to the table his impressive experience. He’s worked previously in international hairdressing, beauty and cosmetics, enjoying key roles at L’Oréal, and Reckitt Benckiser. Most recently he held the position of both president and managing director at Barilla, an FMCG company based in Japan.
Antony is a strategic thinker, skilled board-room negotiator and adept at creating thriving growth for a multi-channel expansion in the market.

What he says:

We’re telling you, this guy knows his stuff and will be a force to be reckoned with in hairdressing. And he’s charming! Here’s his official statement on taking up the role: 
I am delighted to make this move to Britain with my family. I certainly feel privileged to be in a position to lead this world-renowned business here in the UK and across Ireland. ghd is an iconic brand and a leader within the professional hair tool category. It’s known for cutting-edge technology and ability to empower those who use it – values which resonate acutely in today’s society and are incredibly important. 
“Having worked within the industry for many years I have gained valuable insight into the complexities of this beautiful trade: the characters, the events, the innovations and of course, at the heart of it, the community. I look forward to making the acquaintance of many new hairdressing friends at forthcoming industry shows and events.

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