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New HBIA president announcement!

The Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Association (HBIA) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dee Parker Attwood as its new President, following the retirement of Andrew Woodward.

Dee is a strong voice in the community and is passionate about sharing her extensive knowledge with fellow industry peers. 

Dee is an advocate for the evolution of professional hairdressing, beauty, and barbering salons in our industry.

Dee's passion is for quality education and business support to be available to all hairdressing, beauty, and barbering industry employers and employees. 

Providing support networks for young people wanting to work in the creative industry and making a career in hairdressing/beauty and barbering industry more appealing and progressive is something Dee is excited to use her role to promote.

With a career spanning over 20 years, Dee is co-owner and Artistic Director of renowned Melbourne hair salon Wieselmann and works with an extensive portfolio of high-profile clients, photographers, and make-up artists creating award-winning images.

Dee is an international ambassador for Schwarzkopf professional creating internationally recognised collections and inspirational education for industry globally.  

Dee is the current Australian Hair Expo Hairdresser of the year, and this year was also awarded at the International Hairdressing Awards Avante Garde collection of the year. 

General Manager of the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Association, Mark Rippon, said,

"I am excited to have Dee Parker Attwood join the HBIA and lead with such a strong industry connection and voice. Under Dee's guidance, the HBIA will move towards its vision of unity and celebration of the diversity of business that we represent." 

HBIA creates one voice for the Hairdressing, Beauty, and Barbering industries, and we provide members with access to the most relevant information, support, and trusted resources.  

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