The Australian Hairdressing Council (AHC) is delighted to introduce Ann-Maree Mason as the newest addition to its team, taking on the pivotal role of Business Operations Manager. Ann-Maree’s appointment marks an exciting chapter in the AHC’s journey, as she brings a wealth of experience and expertise in the hair and beauty industries.
Ann-Maree’s impressive career trajectory began at the tender age of 22 when she opened her first salon. Over the years, she honed her skills in sales and education, steadily ascending to senior management and international positions with renowned professional salon product suppliers such as Goldwell, Redken, Matrix, Pureology, ghd, and Showpony, among others. Her influence spanned eleven countries across six continents, where she played a pivotal role in educating and inspiring countless individuals within the industry.
In her own words, Ann-Maree expressed her enthusiasm for joining the AHC team: “I am excited about the opportunity to be part of the AHC team, working alongside Sandy Chong and the AHC board for the members.” She emphasized the importance of supporting the professional salon industry in embracing change and fostering a culture of learning and growth.
Ann-Maree’s passion lies in strengthening the connections between people, products, and services while promoting robust engagement between businesses, suppliers, and customers. Her commitment to creating a workplace culture that nurtures individual talents aligns perfectly with the AHC’s mission.
Sandy Chong, CEO of the AHC, expressed her excitement about the appointment, highlighting Ann-Maree’s extensive leadership and industry experience, which will undoubtedly benefit the association, the AHC team, and its members.
The AHC family extends a warm welcome to Ann-Maree Mason, confident that her expertise and vision will further elevate the organization’s standing in the beauty and hairdressing sector. This appointment promises a bright future for the AHC and its members as they continue to lead and adapt to an evolving industry landscape.