Toni & Guy

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Toni & Guy
Industry Hairdressing
Founded1963;58 years ago (1963)
Founder Toni Mascolo
Guy Mascolo
HeadquartersLondon, England [1]
Area served
Key people
Nigel Darwin (CEO)
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Toni & Guy, Bow Lane, London EC4, 2018
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Toni & Guy, Paragon Street, Hull, England

Toni & Guy (stylised as TONI&GUY) is a British international chain of hairdressing salons founded in the UK in 1963 by brothers Toni Mascolo and Guy Mascolo. [2] [3]



In 1963, Toni Mascolo and his brother Guy opened their first salon in Clapham, London. [4]

In 1985, the company opened its first salon outside Europe, in Dallas, Texas. It also launched the TIGI product line. [5] In 1990, the Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy was opened. [5]

In 2009, the TIGI product line was acquired by Unilever for £296 million. [6]

In January 2019, Nigel Darwin was appointed as CEO, after a 12-month search to replace the previous CEO (and co-founder), Toni Mascolo, who died in December 2017. [7]

As of 2019, there are over 485 salons in 48 countries. [2]

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