Great Clips CEO Appointed to ISBN Board of Directors

MINNEAPOLIS, May 16, 2011—Great Clips CEO Rhoda Olsen was recently appointed to the International SalonSpa and Business Network (ISBN) Board of Directors. The ISBN represents the global voice for the multi-location salon and spa segment of the professional beauty industry. The organization comprises the full spectrum of the industry, high-end to value-priced, salons/spas with thousands of locations to those with two or three, corporate-owned to individually-owned, franchise companies and their franchisees.

Olsen joined Great Clips’ executive team in 1987 when Great Clips was a regional chain of 180 salons owned by three partners. In 2011, Olsen was named CEO after serving as president from 1998 to 2011. Today, Great Clips has nearly 3,000 salons in more than 140 markets across North America,

ISBN is dedicated to helping its members grow their businesses, effect positive change politically, provide a forum for members to share their views and ideas and interface with the professional beauty industry on behalf of the chain salons and spas. ISBN is also committed to improving the professional beauty industry image, making it a more attractive and better place for beauty professionals to work and prosper.

About the International SalonSpa Business Network
The International SalonSpa Business Network (ISBN) represents the global voice for the multi-location salon and spa segment of the professional beauty industry. Our organization comprises the full spectrum of the industry, high-end to value-priced, salons/spas with thousands of locations to those with two or three, corporate-owned to individually-owned, franchise companies and their franchisees. The ISBN members have salons and spas throughout the world. Working together, multi-location salons can and will effect positive change for our business and our industry.

About Great Clips, Inc.

Great Clips, Inc. was established in 1982 in Minneapolis. Today, Great Clips has more than 3,000 salons throughout the United States and Canada, making it the world’s largest salon brand. Great Clips salons employ nearly 30,000 stylists who receive ongoing training to learn advanced skills and the latest trends. Make Great Clips your choice for value-priced, high-quality haircare for men, women and children. No appointments needed, and salons are open nights and weekends. And, it’s more convenient than ever with Great Clips’ Online Check-In. To check-in online, visit www.greatclips.com or download the app for Android and iPhone. For more information about Great Clips, Inc. or to find a location near you, visit www.greatclips.com.