Russell Eaton Announce New Artistic Director

Published 02nd Feb 2024 by Charlotte Grant-West

Russell Eaton’s Daniel Couch has been announced as Russell Eaton's new Artistic Director. He has been with the company for 11 years, and has been promoted from Head of Colour for the salon group.

With a host of award wins under his belt including the title of British Hairdressing Awards North Western Hairdresser of the Year as well as the Wella TrendVision Gold Colour Award and Leeds Hairdresser of the Year, Daniel has a true passion for all things colour. As the leader of the Fellowship’s Project colour Daniel shares this passion, knowledge and creativity with the next generation of hairdressing.

His new role as Artistic Director of Russell Eaton will see him expanding on this working on the creative direction of the brand, working with its stylists to ensure consistency across the brand and develop their skill sets ensuring the team are fully trained in the latest techniques and equipped to tackle trends.

Outside of the salon Daniel will represent the brand at industry events, working to further strengthen its relationships and partnerships, including its new partnership with L’Oréal Professional Product Division.

Director, Robert Eaton commented: “Daniel has been with the company for over a decade, he’s become an integral member of our team, and I am delighted to announce his promotion to Artistic Director. Daniel will work closely with myself and my dad to further strengthen our brand and its relationships whilst working in the salon to promote creativity and education among our team.”

Artistic Director, Daniel Couch added: “After 11 years with the company I am delighted to be working in my new role as Artistic Director and work in a more creative role helping the brand grow. We’ve just moved to a new home in Leeds city centre and it’s great to be in such a beautiful and inspiring new environment. I’m also excited to be working closely with our new product partner, L’Oréal Professional Product Division.”

Charlotte Grant-West

Charlotte Grant-West

Published 02nd Feb 2024

Charlotte oversees the print magazine, website and social media channels at HJ. With over a decade of experience as a journalist, Charlotte was formerly Editor of Modern Barber and HJ Men, Social Editor at Netmums and Features Writer at Boots Health & Beauty magazine. She loves any products that make her hair bigger and more voluminous, and loves a behind-the-scenes peek at anything hair-related – whether it's a factory tour, BTS on a shoot or backstage at fashion week.

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