Kao has announced that it has signed an agreement to aquire Oribe Hair Care from its owners.
Oribe will join the Kao Salon Division portfolio of professional brands which includes Goldwell and KMS. Daniel Kaner, co-founder and currently co-president of Oribe Hair Care will be named president of the new acquisition.
The brand has grown from a prestige hair care brand into a global beauty authority that provides hair care, skincare, body care, make up, tools and accessories. It holds a strong presence in the high end salon sector as well as in leading specialty retailers around the world.
"Oribe is a stellar brand and a perfect fit for the Kao Salon Division portfolio," said Cory Couts, Global President of 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 it is also a progession of our company's mission to appeal to the most artistic and business-minded salon professionals in the world."