Beauty Store Business magazine - January, 2020

The Kirschner Group

The Kirschner Group Closes 2012 With Record Canadian Sales

The Kirschner Group Closes 2012 With Record Canadian Sales

The Kirschner Group has announced record sales in Canada for 2012. The manufacturers’ rep firm—which represents professional-beauty brands globally—also reports that it grew Helen of Troy sales in Canada 24% for the year.

TKG's Canadian team is (sitting, from left) Suzanne LaPierre; Janet Petrella-Ashby; (standing, from left) Guy Massy; Lance Posen; and Domenic Sgromo.

Sgromo is the managing director of Canada and the key account manager for Beauty Systems Group Canada.

Role Changes in International Management at The Kirschner Group

Role Changes in International Management at The Kirschner Group

Lance Posen—who has been in the beauty industry for 35 years with 20 of them as a key executive at The Kirschner Group—will step out of his management role as vice president of international effective Jan. 1, 2013, to spend more time with his family.

Posen (pictured) will remain with TKG as a project manager.

As vice president of international, he has been instrumental in building the international team's infrastructure and business at the manufacturers rep firm.

Stephanie Taricco Joins TKG in the West

The Kirschner Group's Stephanie Taricco

Beauty-industry manufacturers rep firm The Kirschner Group has added Stephanie Taricco to its team to service accounts in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California.

"We welcome Stephanie's commitment to customer service, her tireless work ethic and her ability to build strong relationships," said Jane Caris, vice president of sales and marketing. "She is a strong addition to our western region team."