Kao Salon Division has announced Trevor Attenborough as general manager, Kao Salon North America and Mark Giannandrea, general manager, Kao Salon, UK, as vice president, Salon Commercial Americas and vice president, Salon Commercial, EMEA.
In their new roles, Attenborough and Giannandrea will take on leadership for all sales and commercialization within their regions for Kao Salon Division.
“These new, critical roles will help us to be closer to our customers than ever, as well as strengthen the execution of our long-term strategy. Enriching the lives of stylists, salons and clients is at the heart of everything we do at Kao Salon,” said Cory Couts, global president, Kao Salon Division.
“Both Mark and Trevor have had long careers within the salon industry. The decision to elevate them to these roles is a testament to the leadership and strategic vision they have demonstrated in growing our business in the past,” he said. “I am confident that they will continue to add tremendous value for our customers, and thereby for Kao Salon Division, well into the future.”
Attenborough said, “I am excited about this new role and look forward to working more closely with my colleagues throughout the Americas region. This new structure opens up opportunities to drive commercial success across all Kao markets.”
Giannandrea added, “I am delighted to take the lead for Kao Salon Division within the EMEA region at such a pivotal time in the organization’s history. I truly believe that we have the makings of something very special—now is the time to accelerate our plans and release the portfolio’s true potential.”
Attenborough and Giannandrea will begin working in their new roles immediately. Their replacements for general manager, Kao Salon North America and general manager, Kao Salon UK will be announced in the future at a later date.