Darren Messias | Managing Director
Darren joined the company nearly 30 years ago and has since worked his way up from the salon floor to Head Office.
In 1994, he was a member of the exclusive Fellowship F.A.M.E Team with Errol Douglas and, in 2003, was winner of the Best Men’s Collection at the AIPP Awards.
As Creative Director for the KH Hair Group, Darren leads the acclaimed Creative Team, as they represent the brand both nationally and internationally at photo shoots, on the catwalks, in the press and at industry shows. Darren can often be found judging at leading industry awards and is regularly featured in hairdressing and consumer press.
In 2016 he received the Fellow with Honours award from the Fellowship for British Hairdressing , marking his contribution to the Fellowship and the industry as a whole
Darren became the Group’s sole managing director following the retirement of business partner, Tim Fee, in February 2020.
For 44 years, Tim was an integral part of the KH Hair family, starting out as an apprentice, a stylist and then becoming the franchisee of the Group’s Derby Sadlergate and Ashbourne salons where he was hugely popular and successful.
In 2004, Tim had the opportunity to become a partner in KH Franchising, where he was instrumental in guiding the company to where it is today.