Takara Belmont appoints Justin Joyner as Regional Sales Manager of Rocky Mountains- Denver Region.

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DENVER, August 6, 2010 – Takara Belmont USA, Inc. announced the appointment of Justin Joyner as Regional Sales Manager of Rocky Mountains- Denver Region this week. Joyner will be responsible for the Denver region's customers and dealers. In addition to his new role, Joyner will continue to serve as the sales and interior designer of the Dallas Showroom.

Joyner brings 10 years of experience in the interior design industry to Takara, spending seven of those years working on residential and commercial design projects in the Dallas metroplex and surrounding areas. As an abstract artist at heart, Joyner helps his clients' vision come to life by finding a purpose for every space in their salon.

Larry Erikson, Vice President of Marketing and National Sales Manager, notes Joyner's ability to make use of space by mixing modern and traditional design, he states, "Justin observes every inch of a salon or spa before he jumps in. His talent in mixing and matching different styles while unifying the overall look of a salon helps Takara exceed client expectations."

Joyner graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburg with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design. He is an active member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) in Texas where he brushes up on the latest design news with other industry professionals.

About Takara Belmont USA, Inc.

Takara Belmont USA, Inc. 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.