JCPenney Names Rachel Jud As Vice President Of Salon
JCPenney has promoted Rachel Jud to Vice President and Divisional Merchandise Manager of Salon, effective immediately. In her new role, Rachel is responsible for leading more than 750 JCPenney Salon and Salon by InStyle locations, including more than 10,000 stylists nationwide. She will be focused on fostering successful partnerships within the company and with external vendors, as well as driving field, education and home office associates to deliver a salon experience that exceeds client expectations and creates long-term loyalty to JCPenney. With leadership experience in sales, marketing, training and service operations, Rachel brings a wealth of industry knowledge and the ability to craft effective strategies to her new role.
Prior to taking on this new leadership role, she served as Senior Director of Salon Services and Education where Rachel introduced new client services, launched an internal stylist recruitment campaign and led an award-winning artistic education team while continuing to build upon the company’s InStyle partnership.
Before joining the JCPenney salon team, Rachel held leadership roles in the beauty community including positions at Beauty Systems Group, a subsidiary of Sally Beauty Holdings. Her experience working with the largest product and chain salon brands in professional beauty provides her a unique perspective on the salon industry and its untapped potential for growth.