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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.

Star Avenue Capital Invests in Macadamia Natural Oil

Macadamia Natural Oil products

Consumer growth-equity firm Star Avenue Capital announced on Sept. 12 an undisclosed investment in professional haircare brand Macadamia Natural Oil.

Star Avenue Capital was formed in partnership with private-equity firm Irving Place Capital and entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency.

This investment is its first in the beauty space.