About OMC – Organisation Mondiale Coiffure

Welcome to OMC
The Pinnacle of Global Hairdressing Excellence

At Organization Mondiale Coiffure (OMC), we are proud to stand as the worlds foremost authority in the hairdressing and beauty industry. Established in 1946 in Lyon, France, OMC represents the pinnacle of global excellence in hair, nails, and esthetics. With members across 50 countries, we are a dynamic and diverse community dedicated to elevating the art and science of hairdressing.

Our Legacy and Mission

OMC was born out of a vision to unite hairdressers worldwide, fostering an environment of creativity, learning, and professional growth. Our mission is to elevate the profession, expand OMC’s presence globally, and provide unparalleled education, training, and certification programs. We organize and promote the prestigious OMC HAIRWORLD – the World Championship of Beauty, which is the apex of international competitions in our field. “ COMPERED TO THE HAIR OLIMPICS”

Educational Excellence

Our educational initiatives, led by the esteemed OMC Travelling Academy and the distinguished OMC World Artistic Team, deliver top-tier training to hair professionals worldwide. These comprehensive programs, such as the Global Certification, Look & Learn Master Class, and the exclusive OMC X-TREME – The Champion course, are meticulously crafted to enrich your expertise with global perspectives and innovative techniques.

Cultivating Champions

Our commitment to excellence is embodied in our competitive spirit. OMC International Competitions, including the Fashion and Technical Categories, showcase the talents of hairdressers who strive for perfection. These competitions are more than a contest of skill – they are a celebration of artistic expression, discipline, and the relentless pursuit of excellence.


A Future Built on Excellence

As we move forward, OMC continues to innovate, inspire, and lead. We are not just shaping the future of hairdressing; we are creating a global community where excellence is a habit, creativity knows no bounds, and every hairdresser can achieve their full potential.

Join us in our journey to global excellence.
Be part of OMC – where the art of hairdressing transcends boundaries.


Gianni Fodera

The Largest Hair & Beauty Organization in the world producer of OMC HAIRWORLD,
presenting the OMC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS OF Hair & beauty annually in Paris.
Gianni dynamic personality and bold business leader on a national and Global level.
Currently he is the President of the (ACA) National Cosmetology Association OMC affiliated member from the USA. Gianni is the co-owner of the prestigious Salon Fodera at the acclaimed 5star St.Regis Hotel on 5th. Avenue in New York City. Gianni has won multiple national and international championships including the prestigious OMC TEAM WORLD CUP.

Salvatore Fodera

He has created all that OMC offers, Educational Programs, Jury seminar, Competition rules.
He is the person who has built OMC from only 3 categories tests to the present 30 different categories in Hair, Aesthetics and Nails. Salvatore, beginning his career when he was only 12 years old in Sicily. He has won multiple national and international competitions, including the Individual and team World Cup. His passion for the profession and organization has brought OMC and OMC HAIRWORLD, to where it is today over 60 affiliated countries worldwide and still growing.

Vincent Fodera

Vincent,disseminate OMC Global News trough out the social media network connecting with OMC member countries organizations on Instagram and Facebook pages.This Global task force will become a Global army representing OMC & OMC HAIRWORLD.It is essential to communicate with younger professional in the Hair and Beauty sector Worldwide. Vincent with his brother Gianni,are the owners of Salon Fodera an exclusive Salon located in the 5-star ST. REGIS HOTEL in NEW YORK.

Carmelo Gugliotti

OMC Vice President, OMC is the largest world organization of hair and beauty in the world with over 60 affiliated member countries organizations in his position he directs the world championship of Hair & Beauty at OMC HAIRWORLD Paris as well as presents OMC Jury seminars. Mr. Gugliotti has been awarded many international awards “The 2023 OMC Lifetime Achievement Award” OMC Hall of Fame and the NCA Hall of Renown. He is the current ACA /OMC America Vice President, as well the owner of a prominent International Cosmetology Institute and multiple salons In Connecticut USA.

Irina Baranova

IRINA is the Co-founder of the OMC PRESTIGE CLUB. Annually together with the OMC Prestige Club Artistic Team their create the Fall / Winter Collections for all OMC members worldwide. Currently she is the President of the OMC Eastern Europe Zone as well as one of the prominent OMC international Educator and owner on multiple Salons.

Peter Cardon

He is an internationally acclaimed Hair Fashion Designer who is passionate about all aspects of his profession. Currently, he serves as the President of the OMC American Zone and holds the position of Ladies General Director at OMC Hairworld. OMC is the largest Hair and Beauty organization globally and the producer of OMC HAIRWORLD.

Andrzej Matracki

He is world renowned as well as winner of multiple OMC WORLD CHAMPION as a stylist and as a trainer. Currently he is the President of the Polish Hairdressing Organization affiliated member of OMC the largest Hair & Beauty organization in the world with over 60 member countries. Currently he is the President of the OMC Western Europe Zone.

Elio Vassena

Is the Current President of INAI OMC ITALY affiliated member organization with 4 additional organizations ANAM, UAAMI, FIAM, AMI, all affiliated with OMC World. Furthermore, he is the President of OMC Central Europe Zone, as well as serve in the position of OMC Hairworld Competition Consultant.

Raphael Perrier

He is an exceptional hairdresser known worldwide for his creative collections, shows, and technical skills. He has established the Raphael Perrier International Academy, where he showcases his teaching methods globally. Raphael has earned numerous national and international championships, including the OMC WORLD CHAMPION in Paris. Currently, Raphael serves as the Educational Advisor for OMC Hairworld.



Joining OMC has been a game-changer for my career. The exposure, learning, and networking opportunities are unparalleled.

Maria J.
Professional Member

OMC´s educational ressources have significantly refined my skills and broadened my horizons in the hairdressing industry.

Alex K.
Student Member