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Ratner Companies Announces New President and COO Phil Horvath

Anne Moratto | January 5, 2017 | 12:47 PM

Ratner Companies, one of the largest family owned and operated chain of hair salons in the country, today announced the appointment of Phil Horvath as president and COO, effective immediately. Led by co-founders Dennis Ratner and Ann Ratner, and operating nearly 1,000 salons in 16 states, employing more than 12,000 stylists, Ratner's diverse brands include Hair Cuttery, BUBBLES, Salon Cielo, Salon Plaza and Cibu for Hair.  

Horvath brings more than 25 years of beauty and salon industry experience to his new role, having worked at Ulta Beauty for the last 17 years. There he served as general manager/vice president of salon services, vice president of sales/operations, vice president of salon operations and director of salon operations.  

“We welcome Phil’s experience and leadership to our Ratner Companies’ family of brands,” says Dennis Ratner, co-founder and CEO of Ratner Companies.  “His vast knowledge of all aspects of the salon business and his ability to think strategically will play a pivotal role in expanding our presence, while continuing to drive revenue and profitability. His experience and results-oriented approach with both small and large companies makes Phil the ideal executive to lead our company forward.”

 “Ratner Companies is a formidable leader in the hair salon business and I am excited to bring my passion for this industry to this new role,” says Horvath. “Ratner’s focus on the development of its people aligns with my core belief that we can help others achieve their dreams and goals. Business has to be about purpose and people and then prosperity will follow.” 

 Prior to Ulta Beauty, Horvath held positions in the Supercuts division of Regis Corporation. He began his professional beauty career at Denver-based Calco Hair, Inc., serving as vice president and president of the family business. Like Dennis Ratner, Horvath was raised in a family of hair salon professionals.    

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