Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc.(“SBH”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary to be located in its Denton, Texas corporate headquarters. SBH is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to SBHGC@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact Sally Beauty; all resumes sent to the company will be routed to MLA.
Overview: The Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary will serve as the company’s chief legal officer providing sound counsel to the Board of Directors, the Chairman, the CEO, and other members of the company’s Executive Leadership Team. He/she will be a key member of the executive leadership team and expected to participate in and contribute to strategic and operational conversations alike. He/she will also be expected to be a leader throughout the organization.
Company: SBH is an international specialty retailer and distributor of professional beauty supplies with annual revenues of over $3.8 billion and operating earnings of approximately $380 million. The Company operates primarily through two business units, Sally Beauty Supply and Beauty Systems Group (BSG), and is the largest distributor of professional beauty supplies in the U.S. based on store count. Combined, the Sally Beauty Supply and Beauty Systems Group businesses sell and distribute through over 5,000 stores, including 175 franchised units, throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, France, Ireland, Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, and Peru.
SBH has over 3,700 stores worldwide and offers up to 10,000 professional beauty products for hair, skin, and nails through leading third-party brands and exclusive-label professional product lines. SBH customer base includes retail consumers and salon professionals.
The Beauty Systems Group business has over 1,300 stores, including 164 franchise stores. BSG also has one of the largest networks of professional distributor sales consultants in North America, with approximately 950 consultants. The BSG stores and sales consultants sell up to 10,000 professionally branded hair, skin and nail beauty products that are sold exclusively to professional stylists and salons for use and resale to their customers.
Experience: The successful candidate will be a sitting or former public company general counsel with a minimum of fifteen years of legal experience. Relevant industry experience strongly preferred, such as retail, technology, or another consumer-facing business with data privacy exposure. He or she will have gained significant experience leading and managing a legal department, providing guidance and supporting a business in growth mode, and will possess a demonstrable business orientation.
Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience to include base salary, short and long-term incentives and benefits.
Location: Denton, TX (DFW Area)
Relocation Benefits: Relocation benefits provided as necessary.
Internal Number: 1996661
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa is the world’s largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong,London and Tokyo MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting clients’ and candidates’ needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search, and have been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted “Best Legal Search Firm in the U.S.” in the most recent national survey of America’s top law firms. To learn more about MLA, please visit our website at www.mlaglobal.com.
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