Takara Belmont Appoints Michael Caron as Regional Sales Manager of Takara Belmont West

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CALIFORNIA, April 8, 2010 – Takara Belmont USA, Inc. announced the addition of Michael Caron as Regional Sales Manager of Takara Belmont West. Caron will be responsible for the development of distributor relationships, sales and the management of the Laguna Hills, California showroom.

Caron brings 23 years of experience in the beauty industry to his new role, spending 22 of those years in California. Throughout his career, he aided salon and spa distribution companies in developing successful equipment divisions. Prior to joining the beauty industry, Caron spent several years managing projects and developing initial schematic designs for architectural and engineering firms.

The Takara team is pleased to welcome Caron's diverse experience, "His expertise in construction practices will help turn empty spaces into artistic, successful salons and foster effective communicate with clients, turning their vision into reality," said Larry Erikson, Vice President of Marketing and National Sales Manager.

Caron will use his background in architectural technology, interior design and construction to introduce salon and spa owners to unique designs that are both timeless and environmentally friendly.

Caron graduated from Colorado Community College with a degree in Architectural Technology. He is a certified interior designer who contributes an artistic touch to every project.

About Takara Belmont
Takara Belmont is recognized as the innovative leader in furnishings and equipment for beauty salons, spas and barbershops, with distributors in 80 countries and showrooms across the US. Takara's staff of professional designers offer assistance in everything from design, to function, to financing, resulting in numerous award winning salons, year after year.