Sally Beauty Appoints McDermott President

Sally Beauty Holdings has appointed retail executive Carrie McDermott to the position of president of its Sally Beauty operations in the U.S. and Canada, effective August 29.

McDermott brings more than 31 years of retail leadership experience. Prior to joining Sally Beauty, she served nine years in roles with DSW Inc., where she most recently served as chief operating officer. In this role, she led the company’s operations and marketing strategy, which included strategic brand positioning, media, creative and customer loyalty. Prior to that, she served as DSW’s evp/sales and operations.

“Carrie is a high-performance executive with significant retail experience,” said Chris Brickman, president and CEO of Sally Beauty Holdings. “Carrie’s keen understanding of customer engagement and proven track record of building and driving sales in a demanding retail environment will help accelerate our progress in becoming the leading provider of salon quality products in the retail sector. I am very pleased to have Carrie join our team.”