Tom Volk Named President of Babe Hair Extensions – News

Beauty Industry Group (BIG) is pleased to announce the promotion of Tom Volk to the President of Babe Hair Extensions, one of BIG’s premier professional hair extension brands.

Throughout its 10 years with Babe Hair, the company says Volk has demonstrated its dedication as a visionary, forward-thinking partner committed to the growth and success of the brand. He helped raise the profile of Babe Hair through his strategic vision and focus on coaching and empowering his team.

Volk has managed and led over 30 dealerships across North America and achieved over 13% annual growth while overseeing market development of $10-30 million in salon sales. It has also expanded product distribution through direct sales, e-commerce and physical storefronts.

“I’ve had the privilege of working alongside Tom for over a decade and I can’t think of anyone who is a hard worker and more dedicated to the salon professional,” says Brandon Hutchins, President of Professional Brands. “I am very proud of what he has accomplished at BIG and look forward to the innovative concepts he will inevitably bring to the industry in the years to come.”

BIG’s announcement also indicates that Mr. Volk’s leadership and willingness to approach business in new and different ways has led to breakthroughs for his sales teams and more than 30 distributors internationally. It takes a dynamic approach focused on professional stylists and their salons – who they are, what they need and how the brand can help them – and uses this understanding to develop products, training, tools and a supportive community. to help them succeed.

In addition to his promotion to President, Volk has also been named Professional Distribution Advisor to the Beauty Industry Group, where he will contribute to strategy and provide guidance to other brands selling products through distribution.

“Joining Babe Hair and Beauty Industry Group has been the most incredible opportunity of my career,” says Volk. “It is an honor for me to serve professionals in partnership with some of the best independent distributors in North America. Babe and the professional extensions chain have years of rapid growth ahead and I cannot imagine working with a team more amazing.

Prior to her experience at Babe Hair, Volk led and built training and sales teams for Alterna, Bumble & Bumble, Oribe and Living Proof. He has 30 years of experience in the beauty industry and is also a Certified Executive and Organizational Coach (NYU) and Certified High Performance Coach.

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Originally posted on Modern Salon

David R. Brewer