Franchise Radio Show 95 “The Secrets to Franchise Growth – The Just Cuts Transformation” with GM Amber Manning

Amber Manning is an experienced and dynamic General Manager with an extensive career in franchising, not-for-profit and financial services.

At just 20 year’s of age she was Australia’s youngest financial services Franchise Owner and Operator. 14 years on, Amber now runs the show as General Manager at Just Cuts, the largest hairdressing franchise in the Southern Hemisphere.

Amber’s background in franchising, not for profit and senior management has seen her develop a broad portfolio of senior management skills.

She has spent time working across the NSW Telstra Franchise and Dealer channels and supported a large portion of Harvey Norman Franchisees including a regular role advising the Harvey Norman steering committee.

Amber’s project management experience with stakeholders from KPMG and Price Waterhouse Coopers has equipped her with a strong ability to use global strategies across business of all sizes.

In a long term role as Project Sponsor and Business Lead for Mission Australia’s Sales Framework, Amber’s strong senior management experience saw her team achieve outstanding results in a national roll out for the not-for-profit sector.

Amber has also worked with Government Ministers and Industry Skills Councils to advocate change in the area of skilled workers.

Since joining Just Cuts in March 2014 Amber has implemented significant change and rolled out an impressive number of innovative projects for the brand.

Amber is committed to continual growth and innovation for Just Cuts. Her vision includes the roll out of a new look client loyalty program, relaunching the super successful Stylists empowerment rewards program to be linked to the Just Cuts online POS and leading the combined growth of Just Cuts Australia, New Zealand and beyond.

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