Industry Updates

Beauty industry companies and professionals racked up a host of awards and recognition, recently, during the 2017 Cosmoprof North America event in July. From commendation for sales performance to recognition for tenacity and perseverance, the following awardees model excellence in the industry.

Zotos International celebrated its award recipients for their sales and service performances. “With their commitment and efforts, we are able to get our remarkable products into the hands of more salon professionals and consumers,” said Bruce Selan vice president of sales for Zotos. “We are grateful for all they do.” The awardees were as follows:
Rep Group of the Year Award—All Step Sales & Marketing
Zotos Professional Award—1st place: Brett Cohen; 2nd place: Thomas Crumpton; 3rd place: Tom Harrison
Bain de terre Award—1st place: Scott Martin; 2nd place: Jean Searing
Stacy Cohen Outstanding Service Award—Tom Harrison and Stephanie McCullar
The Kirschner Group also enjoyed accolades with its executives receiving awards from Oster, Denman and Beauty Perfection.
- Oster presented the Tenacity and Perseverance Award to Carl Wolf, Jodi Edworthy and Kevin Osterloh; as well as a Rep of the Year Award, which went to both Alan Aronson and Jill Greene.
- Denman recognized The Kirschner Group’s southeast sales team for its sales growth, hard work and accomplishments, presenting them with the Growth in Sales Award. “We are honored to receive the Growth in Sales Award from our partner, Denman. We have a strong commitment to our Denman relationship and our business growth with this fine company," said Jane Caris, president of The Kirschner Group.
- Beauty Perfection gave its Top Sales Performer Award to Todd Smith for his attention to detail and dedication to customers.

The Kirschner Group presented its own award to Augusto Rodrigo, who received the 2017 International Sales Executive of the Year Award along with the A World of Difference Award.

Also notable, The Kirschner Group recently announced that Cindy Adkins has rejoined its group as part of the western territory sales team. She previously covered the territory for The Kirschner Group. “We are thrilled to have Cindy back with The Kirschner Group and know she will make a dramatic difference in the territory,” said Caris.

[Main image: Bruce Selan, Stephanie McCullar, Al Gibbon, Tom Harrison. Images courtesy of Zotos International and The Kirschner Group]