James Townsend

Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

James Townsend joined Regis Corporation in 2019 as Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer. Before joining Regis Corporation, James was a Partner and Chief Development Officer for 72andSunny. At 72andSunny, he oversaw transformational campaigns and marketing strategies for clients such as Samsung, Smirnoff, Cheerios, and other leading brands. Prior to 72andSunny, James served as Vice President of Client Services at Huge, Inc.; led the global Yahoo business for advertising agency, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners; led the San Francisco office of digital agency, Code and Theory; was the Executive Producer of the award-winning music company, The Rumor Mill; and started his career at Ogilvy in New York City.

Originally from the U.K., James is a graduate of the University of London, Goldsmiths College.