The followng is reprinted from a press release. The Kirschner Group International is a member of PBA’s distributor section.

The Kirschner Group, Inc. is pleased to announce three new members to our International Sales Team. Linda Hu and Samantha Vong have joined Rob Robertson at Star Brands. Star Brands and The Kirschner Group are strategically aligned to service China and the Pacific Rim. Edward Valentine has joined The Kirschner Group in a strategic alliance to service Japan.

Linda Hu joins The Kirschner Group International with extensive marketing and sales experience in diverse beauty channels. She has spent over 10 years in the beauty industry, managing both prestige and salon brands. Linda is a native of Shanghai and is fluent in English and Mandarin. Her title and role is Strategic Partner China.

Samantha Vong joins us as a results-driven, senior executive with deep experience in the Asia-pacific region. She spent 16 years with Groupe L’Oreal managing sales, marketing, education and finance teams. A native a Malaysia, Samantha speaks fluent English, Cantonese, Mandarin and Bahasa. Her title and role is Strategic Partner South & East Asia

Edward Valentine, President and Founder of Asia Resources and has joined The Kirschner Group in a strategic alliance to service the country of Japan. Asia Resources was established in 1986 with offices in Tokyo and Los Angeles. Key account services provided are strategic partnering, tactical analysis, new market development and ongoing relationship management.

The Kirschner Group, Inc. is a worldwide, sales and merchandising organization, representing manufacturers in the professional hair, skin and nail industry.