About Kao UK

Who we are

Kao is the biggest Japanese Consumer Goods Manufacturer. In Europe, we are specialized on Beauty Care products in three Business Sectors – Consumer, Salon and Cosmetics – with renowned brands such as John Frieda, Goldwell or Molton Brown. As a business, we are grounded in strong values and principles which has made us listed among the World´s Most Ethical Companies for 15 consecutive years.

People make our company

At Kao, we believe that people make our company. They are the driving force behind our business success and our unique company culture. Diversity energizes our culture, inclusion enables our success. We are powered by individuals.

The power of different

There is a beauty and energy in variety. We don´t judge people for being different but value them for the difference they make. We may have different opinions, believe in different things or come with different experiences, but we all strive for the same goal.

The power of together

We actively seek the energy that comes from diverse perspectives for broader insights, better ideas and more robust decisions. Therefore, we believe in the power of diverse teams and choose people because of their competencies, passions, and the energy they bring to the team.

The power of individuals

We are only as strong as our people. This is why we want you to grow and blossom within our organization. We cultivate the power of the individual by empowering each of us to bring our full potential, treating each other with kindness and respect. We strive to create an approachable environment. A place where people can be themselves. Where nobody feels they have to hide who they are, or waste energy pretending to be something they aren’t. By nurturing the power of the individual we unleash the power of Kao.

Unleash your power and join our team!