The University of Cincinnati and Kao USA Inc. have formed a partnership that will provide Kao USA direct access to university talent as the company moves its innovation and next-generation projects to the Cincinnati Innovation District.
Embedded in the 1819 Innovation Hub, Kao USA is focused on connecting to other corporate partners within the Innovation District while attracting diverse prospective talent from the university to grow its global brands.
Kao USA Inc. is a leading manufacturer of premium beauty care brands that are recognized around the world for their innovation and quality. The Kao USA Inc. portfolio includes; Jergens® and Curel® hand and body lotions; Biore® facial care; John Frieda® hair care, Ban® antiperspirants, as well as Goldwell, KMS and Oribe professional hair care and Molton Brown products for body and home. Founded in 1882, Kao USA Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kao Corporation.