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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.

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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.  

Kao Announces Acquisition of Oribe Hair Care from Luxury Brand Partners

Kao USA Inc. has announced that it is acquiring Oribe Hair Care from Luxury Brand Partners LLC. Current Oribe Co-President Daniel Kaner will be named president of Oribe.

Goldwell Names Daniel Martin New Styling Ambassador

Goldwell announces editorial hairstylist Daniel Martin as the brand’s new Global Styling Ambassador.