Kao USA Inc.’s Salon Division announced today that world renowned, celebrity stylist Harry Josh has been appointed Goldwell and KMS Ambassador, Americas. In this capacity, Josh will bring the leading-edge innovation, style authority and professional salon results of both salon brands to life. Through social media, press engagements and industry events, Josh will introduce new product innovations and core collections, demonstrating and animating the versatility of the full Goldwell and KMS product portfolios.

“For me, shared values are the most critical component of any partnership. The Kao Salon portfolio of products are not only essentials for expressing my creative vision in both color and style, but their steadfast commitment to education, salon partnership, sustainability and delivering outstanding, innovative professional products to stylists and consumers ensures I am working to the best of my ability for every single look I create,” said Josh. 

Harry Josh Named Goldwell & KMS Americas Ambassador
Harry Josh Named Goldwell & KMS Americas Ambassador
 Known as the go-to for Hollywood’s most elite, Josh has created coveted waves and indelible couture color for some of the world’s most recognizable celebrities on the red carpet and in high fashion editorial for decades. The iconic looks Josh has created have sparked numerous trends along the way. 

“The values that drive Harry—compassion, integrity, artistry, innovation, hard work, and sustainability—are the very same values that drive Goldwell and KMS. These values, combined with his unique legacy in the industry, will undoubtedly inspire and elevate our pursuit of fueling the creativity of stylists through ground-breaking products and services,” says Scott Guinter, General Manager, Kao Salon Division US.

About Goldwell

Goldwell is a salon-exclusive brand of Kao Salon Division. Its professional hair products are dedicated to bringing stylists’ and their clients’ aspirations to life. Since 1948, Goldwell has been known for breakthrough innovations in the salon industry with well-known sub-brands such as leading professional color products Topchic, Colorance, and Elumen; high-performing care and styling products Kerasilk, Dualsenses, and StyleSign; and technology-based perm and texture products. The complete Goldwell portfolio, advanced hairdresser training programs, and deep industry expertise together create a full-service brand, meeting all salon stylists and client desires.

Please visit the Goldwell website for information: www.goldwell.com

About KMS

For more than 40 years, KMS has stood for professional hair care products for stylists and their clients. What began in 1976 as a revolution in the hair care industry is synonymous today with passion for individual style creation, coupled with innovative technologies and high product performance. The assortment is influenced by global style and grouped into START. STYLE. FINISH. steps, where each high-performing product can be combined to create infinite styles.

 Please visit the KMS website for more information: www.kms.com.

About Kao Salon Division

The Kao USA Inc. Salon Division is part of the Skin Care and Hair Care Business of Kao Corporation, offering professional products and services to stylists around the globe. It is a thought and trend leader in the hair care industry as well as home to the Goldwell, KMS, Oribe and VARIS brands. The mission of Kao Salon Division is to make life beautiful for salons, stylists and their clients through partnership, commitment to sustainable practices, salon business growth and a portfolio of advanced services, innovative products and inspiring education. Kao Corporation creates high-value-added products that enrich the lives of consumers around the world.

Please visit the Kao Salon Division and Kao Group websites for more information: www.kaosalondivision.com, www.kao.com

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