Richard Kavanagh to join ghd Australia & New Zealand as Creative Director

Introducing Richard Kavanagh, one of Australia’s most highly acclaimed hair stylists

ghd is pleased to welcome new Creative Director, Richard Kavanagh, to its group of hair professionals. Richard's wealth of knowledge in the hair and fashion industryhas made him one of Australia's most celebrated stylists, with his work regularly featured in the pages of Vogue Australia, Elle and Harper’s Bazaar.

As part of his role, Richard will be available for media opportunities, as well as providing video styling tutorials and styling sessions for ghd partnerships.

ghd Australia General Manager Ludovic Dellazzeri explains the significance of the relationship. “ghd is so pleased to be signing Richard Kavanagh as Creative Director of Australia/New Zealand. Richard shares our vision for the creation of glamorous and gorgeous hair for every woman.His unmatched instincts for quality and creativity have inevitably led to success in this industry.

“We look forward to working with Richard. His passion and experience inspires women to explore, develop and improve their styling skills under his expert guidance.”

Kavanagh says, “I'm very excited to be joining the ghd family as Australian and New Zealand Creative Director. ghd has long been the leader in hair styling, creating the very best in high-end equipment for hairdressers and consumers alike.

“ghd’s ethos of providing good hair days for women everywhere really resonates with me and I can't wait to connect with their stylists, salon creatives and customers to help bring happiness through great hair to more people.”

As a leading hairstylist for more than 25 years, Kavanagh has worked with a large list of celebrity clients including Naomi Watts, Kelly Osbourne and Shanina Shaik. He has also travelled internationally to work with the renowned Guido Palau for elite fashion houses including Prada, Calvin Klein, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Saint Laurent. Kavanagh is the author of best-selling book ‘Love Your Hair’, and is the incumbent, triple Hair Expo ‘Session Stylist of the Year’, having received the award in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Kavanah joins ghd’s team alongside lead ambassador Jayne Wild and actress, Pia Miller.

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