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Jeffrey Davidson Appointed New CEO of JD Beauty/Wet Brush

Effective as of June 1, 2017, the JD Beauty/Wet Brush board of directors recently announced that Jeffrey Davidson will be the company's new chief executive officer. Davidson is well versed in what the role will entail, as he has previously served as a CEO at other reputable companies such as Magic Cinemas, Lindsay Phillips and MB Associates. His resume also boasts a position as a managing partner of Coqui Capital.

Shawn Haynes Appointed CEO of Palladio Beauty Group

Palladio Beauty Group has appointed Shawn Haynes as CEO of the South Florida-based beauty company, which produces color cosmetics enriched with botanicals, vitamins and antioxidants.

Haynes, a seasoned beauty professional with 20 years of experience in the industry, is joining Palladio with expansive knowledge of both corporate and startup brands. His experience includes sales and marketing leadership positions at Maesa Group, e.l.f. Cosmetics and Markwins International. 

The Last Page: Q&A with Leyla Milani

From Deal or No Deal to her own hair line - Leyla Milani shares the secret to her success with Beauty Store Business!

Leyla Milani made a huge impression as briefcase model #13 on the hit NBC show, Deal or No Deal. Known for her beautiful hair, she quickly became recognized around the world. Even Oprah had her on her show to praise her for her va-va-voom natural hair. Being an entrepreneur, Milani created Leyla Milani Hair to give her countless fans a chance to get her look through her luxurious line of clip-in extensions, styling tools and hair care.

Caris Named President of The Kirschner Group

Caris Named President of The Kirschner Group

Since May 1, there has been a new president of The Kirschner Group: Jane Caris. Caris has replaced Harlan Kirschner, who is now CEO of the professional-beauty global sales and merchandising organization.

“Jane has been with our organization for more than four years,” says Kirschner. “During this time, she has done an excellent job of taking over the responsibility of our day-to-day operations. This shift in duties has allowed me to become more strategic, forward-thinking and big-picture focused in my role.

JPC Restructures With Plans to Grow

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Johnson Products Co.—originally founded in 1954 and newly established as an independent
African-American company in the ethnic haircare market three years ago—is restructuring as it prepares for growth.

CEO Eric Brown is becoming executive chair. In his new role, Brown will be actively involved with JPC and focused on strategic initiatives as well as potential acquisitions.