Wayne Walker, Hair Regrowth Expert and Director of HCI (Hair Centre International).
The journey started in 1981.
Advanced Hair Studio in September 1981 in Melbourne. Wayne was employed as a consultant for home consultations and also in the rural areas. At that embryonic stage there was only two hair studios operating, and Wayne was one of these pioneers.
Come May 1982, Wayne began as a Senior Manager of a new studio in Adelaide and by June 1983 he was promoted to Senior Manager of the Sydney branch.
Approximately June 1984, Wayne was further promoted to Manager of Melbourne, Head Office, and later in September 1984 again promoted to National Sales Manager of Australia.
Mid 1988, Wayne was given the opportunity to open a new studio in Dallas Texas USA for a 4 month tenure.
Late 1990, Wayne took on the bold next step of becoming an owner when he purchased a 50% share in a joint venture in the Brisbane Studio. For 12 months, he was both the Operations Manager and Managing Director.
Sep 1991, Wayne sold out of his 50% share in the Brisbane Studio. Then purchased a 25% share of the South Melbourne Hair Studio. Here again he was both Operations and Managing Director.
June 1994, Wayne was given the task of heading up the Advanced Hair Studios in London. He worked as General Manager until end of November 1994. In that time under Wayne’s direction Advanced Hair Studios London set new records in sales.
December 1995, Wayne left Advanced Hair Studios.
March 1996, Wayne was employed at a Hair Replacement Centre in Melbourne as Sales Manager. While there for 2 years he then had the opportunity to purchase the business which he did. Holding it until 2004. Later Wayne sold.
Late in 2004, Wayne started back with Advanced Hair Studio in Geelong and Ballarat as Sales Manager until the end of 2007.
Mid 2008, Wayne opened up a new company called Hair Centre International in Geelong. Then in late 2011 expanded into Melbourne.
By mid 2018, Hair Centre International became the culmination of all Wayne’s experience and expertise. By now, Wayne was regarded by peers as the most knowledgable and acclaimed in the industry.
Sept 2018, was an exciting time for Hair Centre International moving to their new studio at 101/566 St Kilda Road, Melbourne.
Late 2018, Hair Centre International commences work on an exciting new studio in the western suburbs of Melbourne.