Close

KAO USA

A Helping Hand from Kao Aids Salons in Getting Back to Business

Since the height of the pandemic, the Kao Salon Industry Recovery Initiative has been helping salons by creating special marketing campaigns, allowing members to convert loyalty points to Visa gift cards to pay bills, with special pricing that increases salon profitability and by sending 2,000 Reopening Kits. Find out more.

Read more

International Award-Winning Stylist, Angelo Seminara, Signs On as Global Ambassador for Goldwell

Goldwell introduces their new Global Ambassador, Angelo Seminara. As one of the most globally celebrated hairstylists, Seminara will create limited-edition collections and inspire innovation for Goldwell’s products and services. He will also represent the brand via social media and at press and industry events.

Kao Salon Division Announces Industry Recovery Initiative

Kao Salon Division releases a three-pronged initiative focused on helping salons recover and on rebuilding the industry.

Kao Makes the World’s Most Ethical Companies List for 14 Straight Years

Kao has been chosen every year since the Institute began compiling its list in 2007, making Kao a recipient of this recognition 14 years in a row, the only Japanese company with this honor.

Management Changes Announced at Kao Salon Division

Kao Salon Division announced several changes within the U.S. and Americas Region leadership teams.

Trevor Attenborough and Mark Giannandrea Appointed VPs of Kao Salon Commercial

Kao Salon Division announced Trevor Attenborough as Vice President, Salon Commercial, Americas and Mark Giannandrea as Vice President, Salon Commercial, EMEA.

Shannon King to Join Kao Salon Division U.S. Education Team  

Sandra Humphries, vice President of education, Kao Salon Division U.S., announced that Shannon King will join the Kao Salon Division education team as a National Artist and Creative Development Consultant for the Goldwell and KMS brands in the US.

Twelfth Year Kao Named World’s Most Ethical Companies

Kao Corporation has been recognized as one of the 2018 World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, a U.S. think tank that specializes in research on corporate ethics and social responsibility, on February 12, 2018.

MODERN Exclusive: An Interview with Tev Finger and Dan Langer of Luxury Brand Partners

LBP CEO Tev Finger, and Dan Langer, Chief Marketing Officer and President of E-Commerce, share their thoughts on the launch, growth and acquisition of Oribe; insight into the mind of an entrepreneur; and the exciting future of LBP’s portfolio of booming brands.

MODERN Exclusive: An Interview with Daniel Kaner and Cory Couts on Kao's Acquisition of Oribe

In this exclusive interview with MODERN SALON, we speak with Daniel Kaner, co-founder and current co-president of Oribe, and Cory Couts, Global President, Kao Salon Division, about the acquisition, and how Oribe will join brands Goldwell and KMS under the Kao umbrella.