Sally Beauty Appoints Alt President

Sally Beauty has appointed Aaron Alt as president of Sally Beauty Supply, in addition to his current finance and supply chain responsibilities as CFO at Sally Beauty Holdings.

Carrie McDermott, president of Sally Beauty Supply, has resigned her position to accept a CEO position at another company in her current hometown of Columbus, OH, the company said.

“We are pleased to appoint Aaron to this new role,” said Chris Brickman, president and CEO of Sally Beauty Holdings. “The expansion of Aaron’s management responsibilities recognizes his valuable skillset and the meaningful contributions he has already made to the company as we implement our transformation initiatives. I believe that with Aaron’s leadership, and the strength of the Sally leadership team, anchored by Chris Kobus, gvp/marketing and digital, and John Goss, gvp/stores, we are well-positioned for future success in our Sally Beauty Supply business.”

In addition, the company also announced the following appointments, effective October 29: Heather Plutino has been appointed group vice president of finance and treasurer of Sally Beauty Holdings. Plutino joins the company from the apparel retailer Ascena. And Joe Brenner, CIO, will now report to CEO Chris Brickman, reflecting the importance of the key technology projects the company is undertaking.