In Memoriam: Charlene Florian

Charlene Florian, Chief Creative Officer of Kerstin Florian International, passed away on Easter Sunday.

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Chief Creative Officer of Kerstin Florian International, Charlene Florian, passed away on March 27, 2016. In a statement from the team, Kerstin Florian International commented, “It is with immense sadness that we inform you that Charlene Florian, Chief Creative Officer, Kerstin Florian International passed away this weekend (Easter Sunday) peacefully surrounded by her family and close friends. She was a shining light within the industry leading the path for a healthy, more natural lifestyle touching everyone she encountered with positivity, kindness and joy. A charismatic executive with the Kerstin Florian team, a source of inspiration and knowledge to our partners globally, Charlene was a force of positive energy who embodied the Kerstin Florian brand.

“Charlene was an inspirational and vibrant global thought leader who worked passionately alongside her mom Kerstin to build and grow the Kerstin Florian brand and share their philosophy and passion for wellness and health with the spa industry and beyond. She truly loved her industry and the close knit, extended Kerstin Florian family she was fortunate to work with for over 2 decades.

“Charlene was first and foremost a proud mother and daughter as well as a lover of life, nature, travel adventures, a true friend, an avid student and teacher and firm believer in the power of love and following her heart and intuition.

“We will forever miss her – her light and legacy lives on in her children and the beautiful products she created with love.”

?Also an Ambassador of Wellness?, Charlene was a part of ?Global Wellness Day from ?its inception. Global Wellness Day organizers have partnered with TEMA (Turkish Foundation For Combating Soil Erosion, for Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Habitats)? to honor her by ?funding and ?planting 2000 trees in Turkey to help green the lands with? an ongoing and living? “Charlene Florian Forest.”

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