Sally Beauty Expands Leadership Team


Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (Sally Beauty) has added two members to its senior leadership team.

Mary Beth Edwards has assumed the role of group vice president, global sourcing. Edwards comes to Sally Beauty from Arrow Electronics, where she spent 24 years in roles of increasing responsibility, most recently as vice president of global business operations. In that position, she led the company’s efforts around standardizing enterprise operational excellence, sourcing, process improvement, trade compliance and management, business continuity and ERP implementations.

In her new role, she will be tasked with indirect procurement, driving best practices in the company’s owned-brand procurement functions and implementing “operational excellence and efficiency efforts in support of the company’s transformation plan.”

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Heather Plutino, group vice president of finance and treasurer, has been elevated to the company’s senior leadership team. Plutino joined the company in October 2018; she is responsible for enterprise financial planning and analysis, risk management and the treasury function. She previously served as vice president and treasurer of Ascena Retail Group, and has held a variety of finance roles at Target Corporation and Charming Shoppes.

“Part of our transformation effort is adding and developing talent to set us up for success now and in the future,” said Chris Brickman, Sally Beauty Holdings president and CEO. “The addition of Mary Beth and Heather to the senior leadership team will help drive our aggressive efforts around cost savings, continuous improvement, financial planning and risk mitigation.”

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