IT’S ANOTHER AWARD WIN FOR MARK LEESON!
Mark Leeson has been named International Hairdresser of the Year 2023 at the Australian
Hairdressing Industry Awards (AHIA). Australia’s leading creatives enjoyed celebrations at
The Star, Sydney on June 12 th . Mark was given this prized honour at the annual gala night,
cementing his position as a global hair industry leader.
Mocha Group Owner/Publisher Linda Woodhead was thrilled to recognise Mark’s expertise,
commenting; “Mark has inspired so many of our local creatives to excel and I am so excited to
have him join us as an ambassador for the awards program for our local industry. As with all our
2023 winners, he is consistently looked to globally as an innovator in technique, trend and
Commenting on his win, Mark says; “To be acknowledged once again for the passion and
dedication we put into the profession we love is humbling. It’s been an exceptionally busy year
for us, both in the salon and with shows, shoots and education. We’re always grateful for the
support from our team and our loyal, local clients. To know that our reputation is recognised on
the world stage too is truly an honour.”
As well as this prestigious award, Mark is once more in the running for Hairdresser of the Year at
the British Hairdressing Awards 2023, joining seven other nominees all vying for this top
accolade. The winner is set to be announced this November at HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards,
sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional – one of the most anticipated highlights of the UK
hairdressing calendar. Watch this space!