Oya Salon owner and nationally recognized stylist and educator, Brian Bode has been chosen as Lead Artistic Director for KMS, a leader in the hair care product and style industry. Bode who is a frequent New York Fashion Week Stylist, began his career as apprentice to Geri Cusenza and his family, creators of the Sebastian International. “I am extremely honored to be given the opportunity to lead KMS’ North American team,” said Bode. “KMS has had an incredible impact on the hair styling and product industry and I am looking forward to collaborating with their talented team.” Bode who travelled for ten years as a platform artist for Sebastian, Joico, Icon and Fudge also served as P & G’s Top Talent Artist and Educator for Sebastian and Nioxin, As Lead Artistic Director for KMS, he will oversee production innovation, brand equity and the education curriculum for the KMS North American Division. He will also work closely with KMS Global to promote brand presence. Congratulations Brian!