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John Heffner Joins OPI as President and General Manager

OPI Products, Inc. has named John Heffner as the brand’s new president and general manager. With this addition, George Schaeffer remains founder and CEO, while Suzi Weiss-Fischmann will retain her title as EVP  and Artistic director.

Heffner most recently served as president and CEO for Creative Nail Design (CND), where he worked for 14 years. Prior to joining CND, Heffner held multiple sales and marketing roles within Chesebrough Ponds USA, as well as the Procter and Gamble Company.

For his role at OPI, Heffner will manage day-to-day operations at OPI’s North Hollywood headquarters, working alongside Schaeffer. “We’re thrilled to have John join the OPI family, as the nail industry is absolutely booming. OPI has been experiencing double digit growth both domestically and internationally,” says Schaeffer. “In welcoming John, Suzi and I will be able to increase our focus on growing the brand both from an innovative standpoint and in new markets. We’re not going anywhere; we plan on being at OPI for years to come.”

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In addition to serving as senior editor for American Salon, Jolene Turner is responsible for spearheading the publication's digital media activities. Turner writes and researches topics related to hair and skincare, from new technological advancements to what salon owners are doing to make their businesses a success. Outside of work, Jolene volunteers for the NYC-based non-profit Anjellicle Cats Rescue and writes and performs comedy theater.