Former Davines CEO joins software firm's Board

Paolo BraguzziFormer Davines CEO, Paolo Braguzzi, has joined the Board of Directors at Phorest Salon Software.

Braguzzi joins the leadership team of the Dublin-based software firm after recently stepping down from his 17-year tenure as CEO of Davines Group, where he was responsible for the growth of the Davines haircare and Comfort Zone skincare brands. 

Commenting on joining Phorest's Board of Directors, Paolo Braguzzi (pictured) says:

“In my working experience I have had the pleasure to focus on servicing and supporting the professional beauty industry, which I consider my home place, and combine the success of the companies I worked for with a positive impact on people and the planet. I'm glad to have the chance to continue this journey by joining the Board of Directors of Phorest and contribute to its global expansion.”

Phorest CEO Ronan Perceval adds: 

“I am absolutely thrilled to have Paolo's expertise and wealth of knowledge at the table. I consider him both a fearless pioneer and a compassionate leader and have been a long time admirer of the Davines Group business model and ethos. I know the business acumen he will bring to Phorest as we continue to rapidly scale will be second-to-none and our shared values will allow us to grow with conscious care for our community.”

Phorest currently serves over 7,500 salon and spa businesses with their software used by a community of in excess of 100,000 beauty professionals.