Chatters Limited Partnership today announced the appointment of professional salon industry veteran Phil Horvath to its Board of Directors. As a board member, Horvath will participate in quarterly business reviews and setting the direction and strategy for the largest retailer of professional hair products and one of the largest providers of hair services in Canada.
“Chatters has aggressive growth plans for Canada, and we believe Horvath’s experience in the hair and beauty sector will greatly help Chatters develop the systems, procedures and policies needed to execute our growth plans successfully,” says Jason J. Volk, president and CEO, Chatters Limited Partnership.
Horvath is an accomplished lifelong beauty professional with strategic, leadership, visionary, financial, operational and team-building skills. For the past 17 years, he led the salon division of Ulta Beauty, the largest beauty retailer in the United States and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin, hair care products and salon services with almost 900 stores/salons in 48 states. From 1999 to 2016, he served in positions of increasing responsibility and influence, including general manager/vice president salon services, vice president sales/operations for western, vice president of salon operations and director of salon operations.
Prior to joining Ulta Beauty, he worked for the Supercuts division of Minneapolis-based Regis Corporation after serving as office and field manager. He began his professional beauty career at Denver-based Calco Hair, Inc, with salons in Colorado and Northern California, holding the positions of office and field manager, then vice president, then president until the company was sold to Regis Corp as part of the principals’ exit strategy.
A well-connected professional beauty industry trailblazer, Horvath served as president (2001 to 2003) of the International SalonSpa Business Network, the only professional association focused on driving success for international, national and regional multi-unit salons and spas.
About: Chatters Limited Partnership, a leader in the beauty industry, is the largest retailer of professional hair products and one of the largest providers of hair services in Canada. Chatters has more than 100 locations in Canada and also offers hair products via a robust e-commerce platform. Chatters has been operating for 28 years and serves guests across eight provinces, with locations from Vancouver, BC to St. John's, Newfoundland. For more information, visit www.chatters.ca. Follow on Twitter @chattershair, on Facebook at ChattersHairSalon and on Instagram at ChattersHairSalon.