Kao USA Inc. has announced the acquisition of Oribe Hair Care from Luxury Brand Partners.
Kao USA Inc. is a subsidiary of Kao Corporation, a leader in beauty manufacturing and marketing, has a portfolio of salon professional beauty brands including Goldwell and KMS.
In addition to being a prestigious hair care brand, Oribe has expanded into skincare, makeup, tools and accessories.
With the acquisition, Daniel Kaner, co-founder and co-president of Oribe, will be promoted to president. “Oribe is a stellar brand and a perfect fit for the Kao Salon Division portfolio,” says Cory Couts, global president for Kao Salon Division. “And Daniel will be an exciting and inspiring addition to our management team. Daniel’s appointment not only guarantees the continuity of all that is extraordinary about Oribe but is also a progression of our company’s mission to appeal to the most artistic and business‐minded salon professionals in the world.”