GOLDWELL Announces Jay Mahmood as Global Artistic Ambassador for Haircutting

GOLDWELL is proud to announce the appointment of Jay Mahmood as Global Artistic Ambassador for Haircutting. In this new position, Jay will be responsible for the creation and development of haircutting collections and education for GOLDWELL worldwide.

Jay’s career has been a fifteen-year journey of excellence and focus.  Starting at age sixteen as an apprentice for Sassoon in London, he rose through the ranks to become one of the youngest Academy leaders in the company’s history and eventually moved on to lead the prestigious Allilion Academy in London. As a platform artist, Jay has led shows and seminars around the world bringing his creative style of haircutting to stylists.

“The thing I love most about my job is having the opportunity to travel around the world teaching and inspiring others in the craft of haircutting. I’m thrilled at the opportunity to be working with GOLDWELL and helping them to develop new education and artistry in haircutting.” Jay Mahmood


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Jay will be based at the GOLDWELL / KMS Academy, London and begins his role as Global Artistic Ambassador for Haircutting immediately.

According to John Moroney, VP & Global Creative Director for Kao Salon Division, “Having Jay join our team is a huge step forward in expanding our creative offering beyond hair color.  We are incredibly excited to continue to build our global creative team. Most importantly, it is about our promise to provide stylists with inspiring and dynamic education to expand their skills.”

About: Kao USA Inc. Salon Division (“Kao Salon Division”) is a business division of Kao USA Inc., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kao Corporation.  Kao Salon Division is a thought and trend leader in the professional hair care industry as well as the home of the Goldwell and KMS California brands. The mission of Kao Salon Division is to enrich the lives of stylists, salon owners and their clients through partnership, salon business growth and our salon exclusive portfolio of advanced services, innovative products and inspiring education.