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ALTERNA EDUCATORS TEAM

Our global roster of experts

"Invest in your hair.
You wear it every day."

Matthew Calabro

Global Director of Education

Matthew Calabro comes from a long line of hairdressers and barbers in his family. He brings over 20 years of creating and developing education and training programs in the Professional Beauty Industry.

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"Style is about testing limits
of hair creation"

Paul Wintner

Global Education Manager

Paul joined the corporate side of Alterna in April 2018 as their National Education Manager and was recently promoted to Global Education Manager/Corporate Trainer. Paul has been in the hair industry for over 12 years. He is a skilled hair stylist with shears, razor, or clippers, and is well versed in color theory, styling, up-styling, and braiding.

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The Academy

THE FACILITY

Henkel's Academy of Hair is located within the Beauty Care Hair Professional Headquarters in Culver City and is home to Alterna Haircare, along with seven other brands. The Academy of Hair facility features several unique, rentable spaces including a full-service test salon and color bar, a digital trend lab designed specifically for content creation and a versatile academy space.

The facility is equipped with brand-new, cutting edge technology at the height of the numerous opportunities that this state-of-the-art facility has to offer. An ultimate learning center, the Academy of Hair provides Alterna the opportunity to share the brand's industry - leading products and innovations with stylists worldwide.

"Hairdressers are the heart of everything we do here. Our new Academy of Hair embodies Henkel's commitment to innovation, offering a state-of-the-art space for stylists - a place where they can learn the latest techniques and use the newest products to help perfect their craft. We are excited to introduce the Academy of Hair as a trusted and essential resource to the stylist/hair professional community.

STEFAN MUND

Regional Head of Henkel Beauty Care Professional North America

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