Foltermann brings more than 16 years of experience in the beauty professional industry. As VP of Sales for Sexy Hair Concepts at Henkel, Foltermann has overseen all aspects of sales, education, marketing and support for Sexy Hair’s 50-plus international distributors and specialty retailers. Prior to his role at Henkel, he served as VP of Sales & Operations and was Co-Founder of Xile Beauty Group, VP of National Accounts and Wholesale Distribution for Unilever’s TIGI BedHead and was a District Sales Manager for Sally Beauty’s Armstrong McCall.
In other news, Henkel revealed two new leadership appointments in its Beauty Care Hair Professional business. John Fortunato, most recently general manager for Schwarzkopf and Alterna North America, has been named head of Henkel Beauty Care Hair Professional in Canada.
Suzanne Dawson will join Henkel Beauty Care Hair Professional in North America as vice president & general manager for Schwarzkopf Professional US and the Global Alterna Hair Care business, located in Culver City, Calif.
Dawson brings more than 25 years of international experience in the beauty professional industry to Henkel. Prior to her role at Henkel, she held various leadership roles at Aveda Corporation, Estee Lauder, Murad Inc., LVMH, YogaWorks Inc. and most recently as president/co-founder of YUNI Beauty.
Fortunato joined Henkel in 2014 and has served in roles including general manager, Schwarzkopf Canada and general manager, Schwarzkopf Canada and Head of Sales for North America. He has nearly 30 years of experience in the beauty professional industry, previously serving in sales roles at Wella Corporation in Canada and the US, Kao Professional and Sexy Hair Concepts.