Sharon joined Sally Beauty in February 2016 as President, Sally Beauty U.S. and Canada.  Sharon brings more than 25 years of retail and leadership experience to North America’s largest specialty retailer of professional beauty products.  Ms. Leite is responsible for oversight of the organization’s more than 3000 store locations as well as all Customer, Sales, Merchandising, Marketing, Digital, E-commerce, Operational and Talent strategies.

Prior to this role, she was the Executive Vice President of Sales, Customer Experience & Real Estate at Pier 1 Imports.  There she was responsible for all customer strategy in an integrated commerce retail environment.  Her responsibilities included oversight to the organization’s more than 1,060 store locations in North America, Pier 1’s E-commerce business and Support functions, including Store Operations, Field Communication, Field Education, Customer Relations and Real Estate. Prior to this role, she was Pier 1 Imports’ Executive Vice President of Stores.